Marisol Bedoya

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INTRODUCTION Critically ill patients can develop hyperglycaemia even if they do not have diabetes. Intensive insulin therapy decreases morbidity and mortality rates in patients in a surgical intensive care unit (ICU) and decreases morbidity in patients in a medical ICU. The effect of this therapy on patients in a mixed medical/surgical ICU is unknown. Our(More)
BACKGROUND Blood levels of insulin in patients with critical illness at admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) and its association with in-hospital mortality are not fully defined. Our objective was to determine this association in a cohort of patients with critical illness who attended in a mixed ICU. METHODS Prospective cohort was nested in a(More)
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