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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


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.

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.

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.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute for Regenerative Medicine (IREM)
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2006
Deposited On:06 Sep 2011 07:05
Last Modified:16 Aug 2016 10:14
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0022-5223
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.07.063
PubMed ID:16434254

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