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.

View Full Article in:

Medscape (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Sr. Regulatory Specialist, Biotech Center of Expertise
BASF, The Chemical Co.
San Diego, CA
Food Lawyer
Cargill
Wayzata, MN
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Vice President of Finance
Urban Health Plan, Inc.
Bronx, NY
Director of Payor/Provider Contracting
U.S. Medical Management
Tryo, MI