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Methylprednisolone for acute spinal cord injury: not a standard of care PDF Print E-mail
Written by christian   
Sunday, 04 May 2020
It is time to clear the confusion about the utility of steroids in cases of acute spinal cord injury. A committee of Canadian neurosurgical and orthopedic spine specialists, emergency physicians and physiatrists (listed at the end of the article) has reviewed the evidence and concluded that high-dose methylprednisolone infusion is not an evidence-based standard of care for patients with such an injury.

See the following article published in the eCMAJ for details.
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/168/9/1145?etoc
Last Updated ( Saturday, 16 July 2020 )
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