Key papers

Annane D, Sebille V, Charpentier C et al. Effect of treatment with low doses of hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone on mortality in patients with septic shock. JAMA 2002; 288:862-71

Bracken MB, et al. Administration of methylprednisolone for 24 or 48 hours or tirilazad mesylate for 48 hours in the treatment of acute spinal cord injury. Results of the Third National Acute Spinal Cord Injury Randomized Controlled Trial. National Acute Spinal Cord Injury Study. JAMA 1997; 277:1597-604

Prasad K, Garner P. Steroids for treating cerebral malaria. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2000; (2):CD000972. Review.

de Gans J, van de Beek D; European Dexamethasone in Adulthood Bacterial Meningitis Study Investigators. Dexamethasone in adults with bacterial meningitis. N Engl J Med 2002; 347:1549-56

van de Beek D, et al. Corticosteroids in acute bacterial meningitis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2003; (3) :CD004305. Review.

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