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Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 44, Issue 12, pp 2319–2320 | Cite as

Steroids and severe pneumonia. Ready for the winter? Discussion on “Corticosteroid treatment in critically ill patients with severe influenza pneumonia: a propensity score matching study”

  • Gennaro De Pascale
  • G. Bello
  • A. M. Dell’Anna
  • L. Montini
  • M. Antonelli
  • Gerard Moreno
  • Alejandro Rodriguez
  • Ignacio Martin-Loeches
Correspondence

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflicts of interest

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze dell’Emergenza, Anestesiologiche e della Rianimazione, UOC di Anestesia, Rianimazione, Terapia Intensiva e Tossicologia ClinicaFondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCSRomeItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di Anestesia e RianimazioneUniversità Cattolica del Sacro CuoreRomeItaly
  3. 3.Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo A. GemelliRomeItaly
  4. 4.Critical Care Department URV/IISPV/CIBERESHospital Universitari de Tarragona Joan XXIIITarragonaSpain
  5. 5.Pulmonary Intensive Care Unit, Respiratory InstituteHospital Clinic of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, CIBERBarcelonaSpain
  6. 6.St. James’s Hospital, Multidisciplinary Intensive Care Research Organization (MICRO)DublinIreland

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