Euglycemia beneficial in the critically ill

Russell, John J.
January 2005
Patient Care;Jan2005, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p64
Academic Journal
Discusses research being done on the effect of insulin therapy for critically ill hospitalized patients, in whom hyperglycemia is a common occurrence. Reference to a study by A. G. Pittas and colleagues published in a 2004 issue of "Archives of Internal Medicine"; Percentage of decreased mortality demonstrated by insulin therapy; Relative risk of insulin therapy in the surgical intensive care unit, in diabetic patients and in patients with myocardial infarction.


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