The effects of moderate-dose steroid therapy in sepsis: A placebo-controlled, randomized study


YILDIZ O. , TANRIVERDİ F. , SIMSEK S., AYGEN B. , KELESTIMUR F.

JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.16, no.11, pp.1410-1421, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1410-1421

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Despite the new developments in sepsis treatment, mortality rate is still high. In this study, we aimed to investigate endocrinologic changes and the effects of moderate dosage steroid treatment in patients with sepsis.