#141 Do Steroids Have a Role in Community-Acquired Pneumonia? Beyond Journal Club on the CAPE COD Trial

22m | Dec 6, 2023

In community-acquired pneumonia, can steroids improve mortality? Past studies of steroids in CAP have been conflicting, with some showing a mortality benefit and others showing no difference. How does the CAPE COD trial change how we think about patients hospitalized with severe CAP? To find out, tune into the third episode of Beyond Journal Club, a new series brought to you by Core IM in collaboration with NEJM Group.

Show Notes & Transcript

  • 01:50 Pathophysiology of Steroids and Infection
  • 03:50 Steroids in PNA Studies
  • 08:56 CAPE COD Trial
  • 14:13 Discussion of CAPE COD Trial
  • 18:36 Takeaways/Discussion

Tags: IMCore, CoreIM, primary care, cardiology, nurse practitioner, pharmacist, physician assistant

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