Am Fam Physician. 2015 Sep 15;92(6):528a-529.
Does adding prednisone to antibiotics improve outcomes in adults hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)?
Among patients hospitalized with CAP, adjunctive prednisone speeds time to recovery by 1.5 days and shortens hospital length of stay by approximately one day, but produces no difference in pneumonia complications at 30 days. (Level of Evidence = 1b)
In this Swiss study, patients admitted to the hospital with CAP randomly received
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