Effects of procalcitonin-guided treatment on antibiotic use and need for mechanical ventilation in patients with acute asthma exacerbation: Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Americans
  • Brain Ischemia
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor-Related Protein-1
  • Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor-Related Protein-6
  • Stroke

abstract

  • These data suggest a potential benefit for the use of serum procalcitonin in guiding antibiotic therapy in patients with an acute asthma exacerbation and advocates the need for more randomized controlled trials.

publication date

  • December 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.10.005

PubMed ID

  • 29038045

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 75

end page

  • 80

volume

  • 65