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Steroids and Septic Shock: A Tale as Old as Time

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Kusum Menon MD, MSc

Michael Agus

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In this video, Dr. Kusum Menon discusses the history and science behind corticosteroids and their use in septic shock. She covers the pathophysiology of adrenal function, identifies potential risks and benefits of empiric corticosteroid treatment, and outlines an approach to corticosteroid use in septic shock in children.

 

Initial publication: June 19, 2020. 

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Citation: Menon K, Zackin B, Rettig J, Agus M. Steroids and Septic Shock: A Tale as Old as Time. 6/2020. Online Video. OPENPediatrics. https://www.openpediatrics.org/assets/video/steroids-and-septic-shock-tale-old-time.

Topics: World Shared Practice Forum Critical Care