Keep Corticosteroids for ICU Patients Straight

You can prevent mishaps with corticosteroids in ICU patients.

Patients who are critically ill can have "adrenal insufficiency"...which means they don't produce enough of certain hormones. Administering steroids can help replenish the missing hormones.

Hydrocortisone is the go-to steroid for septic shock patients...since it might reduce the risk of death.

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