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Dexamethasone Added to Antibiotics Improved Clinical and Laboratory Outcomes in Children with Septic Arthritis

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Harel  L,  Prais  D,  Bar-On  E,  Livni  G,  Hoffer  V,  Uziel  Y,  Amir  J. Dexamethasone therapy for septic arthritis in children: results of a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study. J Pediatr Orthop.2011Mar;31(2):211-5.

J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2011 Nov 16;93(22):2124-2124. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.9322.ebo836
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In children with septic arthritis, does the addition of dexamethasone to antibiotic therapy improve clinical and laboratory outcomes?
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