Critical Illness-related Corticosteroid Insufficiency: What's New?

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Abstract

SYNOPSIS: For critically ill patients with sepsis, septic shock, acute respiratory distress syndrome, and major trauma, a multispecialty task force of 16 international experts developed evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis of corticosteroid insufficiency and use of corticosteroids in the ICU.

SOURCE: Annane D, Pastores SM, Rochwerg B, et al. Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency (CIRCI) in critically ill patients (Part I): Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) 2017. Crit Care Med 2017;45:2078-2088.

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