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Dexamethasone in Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19 - Preliminary Report

OPEN The New England journal of medicine | 18 Jul 2020

P Horby, WS Lim, JR Emberson, M Mafham, JL Bell, L Linsell, N Staplin, C Brightling, A Ustianowski, E Elmahi, B Prudon, C Green, T Felton, D Chadwick, K Rege, C Fegan, LC Chappell, SN Faust, T Jaki, K Jeffery, A Montgomery, K Rowan, E Juszczak, JK Baillie, R Haynes and MJ Landray
Abstract
Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) is associated with diffuse lung damage. Glucocorticoids may modulate inflammation-mediated lung injury and thereby reduce progression to respiratory failure and death.
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