Methylprednisolone versus dexamethasone for Covid-19 patients: an analysis of a published clinical trial

Authors

  • Rafael Leite Pacheco Centro Universitário São Camilo; Universidade Federal de São Paulo; Hospital Sírio-Libanês
  • Hugo Mamede Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre
  • Denusa Wiltgen Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre
  • Airton Stein

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https://doi.org/10.17267/2675-021Xevidence.2021.e3814

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2022-01-06

How to Cite

Pacheco, R. L., Mamede, H., Wiltgen, D., & Stein, A. (2022). Methylprednisolone versus dexamethasone for Covid-19 patients: an analysis of a published clinical trial. Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 3, e3814. https://doi.org/10.17267/2675-021Xevidence.2021.e3814

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Critical Appraisal of Evidence

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