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Do corticosteroids prevent death and improve respiratory function in people with tuberculous pleurisy? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2009) Do corticosteroids prevent death and improve respiratory function in people with tuberculous pleurisy? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

There is insufficient evidence to determine whether corticosteroids benefit people with tuberculous pleurisy.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by the Effective Health Care Research Consortium (www.liv.ac.uk/evidence), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by the Department for International Development UK. Engel ME, Matchaba PT, Volmink J. Corticosteroids for tuberculous pleurisy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD001876. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001876.pub2 Evidence Update published in November 2007.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD001876, Corticosteroids, Respiratory Function, Tuberculous Pleurisy, Tubeculosis, Evidence Update
Subjects: QV Pharmacology > Anti-Inflammatory Agents. Anti-Infective Agents. Antineoplastic Agents > QV 247 Anti-inflammatory agents
QV Pharmacology > QV 38 Drug action.
WF Respiratory System > Tuberculosis > WF 200 Tuberculosis (General)
WF Respiratory System > Tuberculosis > WF 390 Pleural tuberculosis
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: Martin Chapman
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2010 13:36
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:01
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/1391

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