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Table 1 Experimental groups

From: Stress-dose hydrocortisone reduces critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency associated with severe traumatic brain injury in rats

Groups Number of rats Treatments
Naïve 66 None
Hydrocortisone normal treatment 96 Hydrocortisone 0.75 to 3,0 mg/kg
Injury control 227 Anesthesia, surgical procedure, fluid percussion injury and equal volume of saline
Low-dose methylprednisolone treatment 185 Anesthesia, surgical procedure, fluid percussion injury and 0.25 to 1.0 mg/kg methylprednisolone
Stress-dose hydrocortisone treatment 120 Anesthesia, surgical procedure, fluid percussion injury and 0.75 to 3.0 mg/kg hydrocortisone