Published in Pain and Central Nervous System Week, May 19th, 2008
In adults, the use of corticosteroids (synthetic steroids used to reduce inflammation) in addition to primary therapy for bacterial meningitis reduces mortality, although in children the potential benefit of steroids remains unclear, with studies yielding mixed results, according to background information in the article.
Jillian Mongelluzzo, B.A., of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and colleagues conducted a study to determine...
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