Evid Based Nurs 8:41 doi:10.1136/ebn.8.2.41
  • Treatment

Dexamethasone reduced the incidence of children with mild croup who returned for medical care

Dexamethasone (DM) v placebo for mild croup in children*

Outcome at 7 days DM Placebo RRR (95% CI) NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Return to medical care 7.3% 15% 52% (25 to 69) 13 (8 to 31)

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