- For mild-to-moderate pediatric asthma exacerbation treatment in an emergency department (ED), 1 dose of dexamethasone may be enough steroid.
Why this matters
- 1- or 2-day dexamethasone courses are comparable with multiday prednisone courses.
- To the authors’ knowledge, no previous study has compared 1- vs 2-day courses of dexamethasone.
- 1-dose regimens are...