Hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone improved 28-day survival in septic shock and adrenal insufficiency
- Hydrocortisone. // Reactions Weekly;9/11/2010, Issue 1318, p25
The article describes the case of a 4-month-old boy who acquired secondary adrenal insufficiency while undergoing intrathecal triple chemotherapy (ITT) which includes hydrocortisone.
- LITERATURE MONITOR. // Pulmonary Reviews;Mar2008, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p26
This article offers information on findings from clinical studies published in several journals. A study found that hydrocortisone treatment was not effective in decreasing mortality in a cohort of patients with septic shock. A number of older patients in a study were found to be viable...
- 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....
- Assessment of adrenal function in liver diseases. Kharb, Sandeep; Garg, M. K.; Puri, Pankaj; Nandi, Bhaskar; Brar, Karninder S.; Gundgurthi, Abhay; Pandit, Aditi // Indian Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism;May/Jun2013, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p465
Background: In recent times, there are reports of adrenal dysfunction in whole spectrum of liver disease. Adrenal insufficiency (AI) has been shown to correlate with progression of liver disease. Hence this study was conducted to assess adrenal function in subjects with acute liver disease...
- The 'sick day rules' Mason, Mary-Claire // Nursing Standard;1/6/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 18, p25
'Sick day rules' is an indicator of when people should change their hydrocortisone dose.
- Ritonavir/triamcinolone interaction. // Reactions Weekly;8/8/2009, Issue 1264, p27
The article describes the cases of two patients who developed adrenal suppression after receiving ritonavir and concomitant triamcinolone acetonide injections. The first patient received symptoms such as chronic lower back pain and increased blood pressure. He continued his antiretrovirals and...
- New protocol yields better outcomes. // Healthcare Risk Management;Mar2008, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p34
The article reports on the result of the study conducted by the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri which focuses on the effectiveness of standardized hospital order set in the management of septic shock.
- Considering CORTICUS: Hydrocortisone in Septic Shock. Akhtar, Saadia R. // Critical Care Alert;Apr2008, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p3
A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of hydrocortisone replacement in patients with septic shock found no mortality benefit in those patients with inadequate baseline response to corticotropin stimulation.
- Extended drotrecogin alfa (activated) treatment in patients with prolonged septic shock. Dhainaut, Jean-Francois; Antonelli, Massimo; Wright, Patrick; Desachy, Arnaud; Reignier, Jean; Lavoue, Sylvain; Charpentier, Julien; Belger, Mark; Cobas-Meyer, Michael; Maier, Cornelia; Mignini, Mariano A.; Janes, Jonathan // Intensive Care Medicine;Jul2009, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p1319
A correction to the article "Extended drotrecogin alfa (activated) treatment in patients with prolonged septic shock" that is published in the current issue is presented.