TITLE

New standards back down from intensive glucose control in hospitals

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Cheryl A.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;3/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p335
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the standards of the American Diabetes Association for intensive glucose control of critically ill patients in hospitals. Study suggests that targeting a glucose of 110 milligram per deciliter (mg/dL) for intensive care unit (ICU) patients should be stopped. An endocrinologist recommends that a glucose target of 120-150 mg/dL for glycemic control. It also aims to achieve normal blood glucose levels.
ACCESSION #
48450802

 

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