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IDWeek 2021 — Survival outcomes with low- vs high-dose corticosteroids in severe COVID-19

Pavankumar Kamat   |   11 October 2021

Takeaway

  • A short course of low-dose corticosteroid (LDC) initiated early in hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19 demonstrated survival outcomes comparable to high-dose corticosteroid (HDC) therapy.

Why this matters

  • There is adequate evidence supporting the early administration of corticosteroids in hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19 requiring supplemental oxygen; however, there is...

          

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