TIME REMAINING FOR OSAC PATIENT RECRUITMENT
Total number of patients recruited: 398 TARGET ACHIEVED!
Chest infections affect most people every year. OSAC is a randomised controlled clinical trial to find out whether oral steroids could be a better treatment than prescribing antibiotics, which contribute to the rise of serious hospital infections like MRSA. OSAC is funded by the NHS and run by the Universities of Bristol, Oxford, Nottingham and Southampton. For more information about this trial please read our Patient Infomation Leaflet.
Ethics Committee reference: 12/SW/0180