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Weis, F; Kilger, E; Roozendaal, B; de Quervain, D J F; Lamm, P; Schmidt, M; Schmölz, M; Briegel, J; Schelling, G (2006). Stress doses of hydrocortisone reduce chronic stress symptoms and improve health-related quality of life in high-risk patients after cardiac surgery: a randomized study. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 131(2):277-282.

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Abstract

The use of stress doses of hydrocortisone in high-risk cardiac surgical patients reduces perioperative stress exposure, decreases chronic stress symptoms, and improves health-related quality of life at 6 months after cardiac surgery.

Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich > Division of Psychiatric Research and Clinic for Psychogeriatric Medicine
DDC:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2006
Deposited On:06 Sep 2011 09:05
Last Modified:27 Nov 2013 21:39
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0022-5223
Publisher DOI:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.07.063
PubMed ID:16434254
Citations:Web of Science®. Times Cited: 50
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