Stress doses of hydrocortisone reverse hyperdynamic septic shock: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, single-center study.

@article{Briegel1999StressDO,
  title={Stress doses of hydrocortisone reverse hyperdynamic septic shock: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, single-center study.},
  author={Josef Briegel and Helmuth Forst and Mathias Haller and Gustav Schelling and Erich Kilger and G. Kuprat and Bernd Hemmer and Thomas C Hummel and Andreas Lenhart and M. Heyduck and Christian Stoll and Klaus Peter},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={723-32}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of stress doses of hydrocortisone on the duration of vasopressor therapy in human septic shock. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, double-blind, single-center study. SETTING Twenty-bed multidisciplinary intensive care unit in a 1400-bed university hospital. PATIENTS Forty consecutive patients who met the ACCP/SCCM criteria for septic shock. An additional criterion for inclusion in the study was vasopressor support and high-output circulatory failure with… CONTINUE READING
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