Computerization of the Yale insulin infusion protocol and potential insights into causes of hypoglycemia with intravenous insulin.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The management of critically ill hyperglycemic patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) has been fraught with recent controversy. Only one randomized trial has demonstrated a mortality benefit to intensive glycemic control, with all subsequent studies failing to confirm this benefit and revealing a markedly increased risk of severe hypoglycemia… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/dia.2012.0277

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