Intensive insulin therapy in the intensive care unit

Van den Berghe, Greet; Mesotten, Dieter; Vanhorebeek, Ilse
April 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/14/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 8, p799
Academic Journal
In this article the authors discuss the effect of intensive insulin therapy to intensive care units (ICU) patients. In accordance to the conducted study, it is concluded that the therapy failed to provide mortality benefit among patients in ICU. The authors key out the outcome of the differences in therapy used by patients in surgical and in medical ICUs.


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