Some inexpensive and widely available steroids can vastly improve the odds that very sick patients with COVID-19 can survive the illness. This is according to a worldwide REMAP CAP Trial which has also been trialled here in Ireland. Professor Alistair Nichol, Chair of Critical Care Medicine in UCD and the Director of the Irish Critical Care- Clinical Trails Network and Consultant in St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin is behind the Irish end of the trial he joined us on the show.
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