Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Do not treat people with meningococcal septicaemia with high-dose corticosteroids (defined as dexamethasone 0.6 mg/kg/day or an equivalent dose of other corticosteroids).

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Do not treat people with meningococcal septicaemia with high-dose corticosteroids (defined as dexamethasone 0.6 mg/kg/day or an equivalent dose of other corticosteroids).
Interventions:
high-dose corticosteroids

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia (CG102)
Published date:
June 2010
Paragraph number:
1.4.44
Page number:
30

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