TITLE

Hypoglycemia in the Critically Ill: How Low Is Too Low?

AUTHOR(S)
Krinsley, James S.; Keegan, Mark T.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2010, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p215
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The authors reflect on a study on hypoglycemia in the critically ill conducted by M. Egi and colleagues. They cite the strengths of the study, which include the use of the glucose oxidase method for all glucose measurements, the avoidance of analytic inconsistencies associated with the application of point-of-care devices and the usage of time-weighted glucose concentrations. They conclude that the study confirms the effects of hypoglycemia.
ACCESSION #
48806848

 

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