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Dexamethasone for the Treatment of Pediatric Croup: Clinical Effectiveness

Last updated: June 6, 2017
Project Number: RB1100-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of dexamethasone for the treatment of pediatric croup?

Key Message

Four systematic reviews and six randomized controlled trials were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of dexamethasone for pediatric patients with croup.