Low-Dose Corticosteroids to Treat Septic Shock: A Critical Literature Review
- Bench-to-bedside review: Vasopressin in the management of septic shock. Russell, James A. // Critical Care;2011, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p1
This review of vasopressin in septic shock differs from previous reviews by providing more information on the physiology and pathophysiology of vasopressin and vasopressin receptors, particularly because of recent interest in more specific AVPR1a agonists and new information from the Vasopressin...
- Early administration of corticosteroids and mortality. Kyeongman Jeon; Hye Yun Park; Sookyoung Woo; Sprung, Charles L; Batzofin, Baruch M // Critical Care;2012, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p11196
A response from the authors of the article "Early initiation of low-dose corticosteroid therapy in the management of septic shock: a retrospective observational study" in a 2012 issue is presented.
- Immunological therapy in sepsis: currently available. Carlet, J. // Intensive Care Medicine;Feb2001 Supplement 1, Vol. 27, pS93
Discusses the availability of immunological therapy in sepsis. Activation of the inflammatory network that occurs during severe sepsis and related syndromes; Use of corticosteroids during septic shock at low doses and for a long period of time; Reduction in intensity of shock.
- Return of corticosteroids for septic shock- new dose, new insights. Mani, R.K. // Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine;Jul-Sep2004, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p145
Editorial. Cites the primary feature of vol.8, July-September 2004 issue of the "Critical Care Medicine," journal. Insights on corticosol responsiveness of patients of septic shock by using ACTH stimulation test; Recognition of the importance of using corticosteroids for critical illness due to...
- Early administration of corticosteroids and mortality. Sprung, Charles L.; Batzofin, Baruch M. // Critical Care;2012, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p11196
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Early initiation of low-dose corticosteroid therapy in the management of septic shock: a retrospective observational study," by H. Y. Park and colleagues in a 2012 issue.
- Efficacy and safety of low-dose hydrocortisone therapy in the treatment of septic shock. Chaudhury, Prosanto; Marshall, John C.; Solomkin, Joseph S. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Dec2010, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p415
The article focuses on researches on the treatment of septic shock. It presents a study which evaluates the safety and efficacy oflow-dose hydrocortisone therapy in treating patients with septic shock. It discusses the Corticosteroid Therapy of Septic Shock study, which confirms that the use of...
- Early initiation of low-dose corticosteroid therapy in the management of septic shock: a retrospective observational study. // Critical Care;2012, Vol. 16 Issue 1, pR3
The article presents a study on the early initiation of low-dose corticosteroid therapy in the management of septic shock. In the study the population consisted of 107 men and 71 women with a median age of 66 years. The 28-day mortality was 44% and low-dose corticosteroid therapy was initiated...
- Steroids in sepsis, etomidate and Pearl Harbor. Foëx, Bernard A.; Thomson, Hamish E. // Emergency Medicine Journal;Aug2008, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p469
The author discusses the Corticosteroid Therapy of Septic Shock (CORTICUS) study about the use of low-dose steroids in septic shock treatment. The study found that hydrocortisone did not increase the proportion of patients in whom septic shock was reversed and that there was an excess of deaths...
- Clinical Trail of Low-dose Corticosteroid Treatment for Surgical Postoperative Patients with Septic Shock. WAN Xiao-hong; SU Mei-xian; YUE Jin-xi; HUANG Yun - long; ZHU Wei-hua; WAN Lin-jun // Journal of Kunming Medical University / Kunming Yike Daxue Xueba;2014, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p92
Objective To observe the effect of low-dose corticosteroid treatments with different courses on surgical postoperative patients with septic shock, and investigate the withdrawal time. Methods 89 patients diagnosed with septic shock in ICU from Oct 2010 to Feb 2013 were enrolled in this study....