Tag: HYPRESS Trial

The HYPRESS Trial: Early Steroids to Prevent Septic Shock

Background: The most recent surviving sepsis campaign recommends the use of hydrocortisone in patients with refractory septic shock (i.e. vasopressor dependent).  However, the use of hydrocortisone in severe sepsis without shock still remains a very controversial topic. Recommendations for hydrocortisone …

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