Steroids shorten clinical course of CAP in hospital setting
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This double-blind, placebo-controlled RCT compared prednisone with placebo in adults (aged greater-than or equal to 18 years) admitted to hospitals in Switzerland with community acquired pneumonia (CAP). CAP was defined as a new infiltrate on chest radiograph and at least 1 other clinical sign of pneumonia.
Evidence-based practice 18, no. 10 (2015): 4