TITLE

Intensive insulin therapy in the intensive care unit

AUTHOR(S)
Van den Berghe, Greet; Mesotten, Dieter; Vanhorebeek, Ilse
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/14/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 8, p799
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
37371878

 

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