Single dose of oral dexamethasone for outpatient croup

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7064.1081 (Published 26 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1081

Failure to follow up all patients is a concern

  1. Rosie Helowicz, Effectiveness analyst,
  2. Jill Walton, Effectiveness analyst
  1. Department of Public Health, East Surrey Health Authority, Epsom, Surrey KT19 8PH

    EDITOR,—G C Geelhoed and colleagues conclude from their study that oral dexamethasone at a dose of 0.15 mg/kg is effective in reducing return to medical care in children with mild croup.1 The sample …

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