The Practical Magic of Steroids in Sepsis
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Sepsis, Pharmacology, 2021
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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2021 Critical Care Congress held virtually from January 31-February 12, 2021.

Learning Objectives

  • Assess available laboratory tests for the diagnosis of critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency
  • Determine the role of fludrocortisone as an additive agent
  • Discuss criteria for when, and strategies for how, to discontinue steroids

Laboratory Tests: Necessary or Wasteful?
Kimberly B. Clark

Steroids in Septic Shock
Gregory J. Peitz

When and How Should Steroids Be Discontinued?
Stephen M. Pastores

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Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area Sepsis
Knowledge Area Pharmacology
Knowledge Level Foundational
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Membership Level Select
Tag Shock
Tag Inflammation
Tag Pharmacokinetics Pharmacodynamics
Year 2021
laboratory tests
critical illness
septic shock
mortality benefit
corticosteroid therapy
discontinuation of steroids


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