Real-world effectiveness of steroids in severe COVID-19: a retrospective cohort study

Wenjuan Wang, Luke B Snell, Davide Ferrari, Anna L Goodman, Nicholas M Price, Charles D Wolfe, Vasa Curcin, Jonathan D Edgeworth & Yanzhong Wang
Abstract Introduction Randomised controlled trials have shown that steroids reduce the risk of dying in patients with severe Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), whilst many real-world studies have failed to replicate this result. We aim to investigate real-world effectiveness of steroids in severe COVID-19. Methods Clinical, demographic, and viral genome data extracted from electronic patient record (EPR) was analysed from all SARS-CoV-2 RNA positive patients admitted with severe COVID-19, defined by hypoxia at presentation, between March...
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