CEimpact Podcast

Dexamethasone for Severe COVID Pneumonia: What Does the Data Show?

July 24, 2020 Pharmacy Podcast Network Season 11 Episode 1066
CEimpact Podcast
Dexamethasone for Severe COVID Pneumonia: What Does the Data Show?
Show Notes
Overinflamation or cytokine storm is said to be the driver of acute respiratory disorder disease (ARDS) in COVID patients.  A recent study conducted in the United Kingdom suggests that the steroid dexamethasone may be a weapon for prevention.  In this episode, we discuss the study that caused the National Health Service in the U.K. and the CDC to change their recommendations for steroids and severe COVID.Additional Resources/ReferencesRamdomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy: https://www.recoverytrial.net/ This episode is accredited for CPE. For CE details and to claim credit, click here: https://bit.ly/3h8OfTR See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.