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Indications and practical use of replacement dose of corticosteroids in critical illness.

Authors
  • Briegel, Josef
  • Kilger, Erich
  • Schelling, Gustav
Type
Published Article
Journal
Current Opinion in Critical Care
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2007
Volume
13
Issue
4
Pages
370–375
Identifiers
PMID: 17599005
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Corticosteroid replacement therapy may improve morbidity and mortality in specific target groups of critically ill patients. The appropriate target groups remain to be refined. To demonstrate this, additional studies are required on endocrine disorder in critical illness and corticosteroid replacement therapy.

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