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Category: Chest Infections

Corticosteroids Improve Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized with Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Adjunctive corticosteroids are associated with some clinical improvements in patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia, according to anAnnals of Internal Medicinereview.

The analysis included 13 trials comprising roughly 2000 patients with community-acquired pneumonia who were randomized to corticosteroids (oral or intravenous) or placebo.

Flus and Colds

It’s easy to diagnose yourself with a cold when you are feeling unwell. But a cold isn’t always just a cold. It’s important to be able to tell the difference between the Cold and something more serious so you can get the medical attention you need.