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Steroids adverse in head trauma

Steroid treatment for head injuries should be avoided according to a recent study, due to an increased risk of mortality. Other treatments for head injury are now under the spotlight, encouraging a re-evaluation of management of head trauma. Steroid treatment is also used for spinal cord injuries, prompting review of current practices.

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About: Steroids adverse in head trauma

Date: 26 May 2005

Source: HealthDay News

Author: Robert Preidt

URL: http://www.forbes.com/lifestyle/health/feeds/hscout/2005/05/26/hscout525950.html

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