TITLE

Hyperglycaemia with acute non-invasive ventilation

AUTHOR(S)
Wedzicha, Wisia
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Thorax;Oct2009, Vol. 64 Issue 10, pi
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study which assesses the impact of hyperglycaemia with acute non-invasive ventilation on outcome. The study suggests that random blood glucose, baseline respiratory rate and admission Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II score predict outcome. It also indicates that baseline respiratory rate and hyperglycaemia are similar in outcomes to the APACHE II score.
ACCESSION #
44522261

 

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