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Adjunctive Corticotherapy for Community Acquired Pneumonia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Published inPloS one, vol. 10, no. 12, e0144032
Publication date2015
Abstract

Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) induces lung and systemic inflammation, leading to high morbidity and mortality. We systematically reviewed the risks and benefits of adjunctive corticotherapy in the management of patients with CAP.

Keywords
  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones/adverse effects/therapeutic use
  • Communicable Diseases/drug therapy/mortality
  • Female
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage/chemically induced/mortality
  • Humans
  • Hyperglycemia/chemically induced/mortality
  • Length of Stay
  • Male
  • Pneumonia/drug therapy/mortality
  • Severity of Illness Index
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MARTI, Christophe et al. Adjunctive Corticotherapy for Community Acquired Pneumonia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. In: PloS one, 2015, vol. 10, n° 12, p. e0144032. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144032
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