Steroids reduce overall hospital stays for CAP patients

03/12/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Patients given steroids to treat community-acquired pneumonia did not have lower mortality rates or fewer ICU days but they did have shorter overall hospital stays, researchers reported in the Journal of Hospital Medicine. Researchers said the data were not strong enough to recommend routine steroid use in all adults hospitalized with CAP.

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