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Corticosteroid treatment for community-acquired pneumonia - the STEP trial: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Overview of attention for article published in Trials, June 2014
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Title
Corticosteroid treatment for community-acquired pneumonia - the STEP trial: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Published in
Trials, June 2014
DOI 10.1186/1745-6215-15-257
Pubmed ID
Authors

Claudine A Blum, Nicole Nigro, Bettina Winzeler, Isabelle Suter-Widmer, Philipp Schuetz, Matthias Briel, Roland Bingisser, Werner Zimmerli, Elke Ullmer, Hanno Elsaesser, Philip Tarr, Sebastian Wirz, Robert Thomann, Eveline Hofmann, Nicolas Rodondi, Hervé Duplain, Dieter Burki, Beat Mueller, Mirjam Christ-Crain

Abstract

Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is the third-leading infectious cause of death worldwide. The standard treatment of CAP has not changed for the past fifty years and its mortality and morbidity remain high despite adequate antimicrobial treatment. Systemic corticosteroids have anti-inflammatory effects and are therefore discussed as adjunct treatment for CAP. Available studies show controversial results, and the question about benefits and harms of adjunct corticosteroid therapy has not been conclusively resolved, particularly in the non-critical care setting.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 107 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 20 19%
Researcher 15 14%
Other 13 12%
Student > Bachelor 11 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 8%
Other 21 19%
Unknown 19 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 57 53%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 5%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 5 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 4%
Engineering 3 3%
Other 13 12%
Unknown 21 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 27 February 2015.
All research outputs
#5,629,460
of 21,343,037 outputs
Outputs from Trials
#2,059
of 5,443 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#50,507
of 202,727 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Trials
#1
of 1 outputs
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