Hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone improved 28-day survival in septic shock and adrenal insufficiency

Beigel, John; Eichacker, Peter
March 2003
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 138 Issue 2, p44
Academic Journal
Presents a study that analyzed the effectiveness of replacement therapy with hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone in patients with septic shock and relative adrenal insufficiency. Background of the patients who participated in the study; Survival rate with treatment in the corticotropin-responder group; Limitations of the study.


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