Diabetes and hyperglycemia: strict glycemic control.

  title={Diabetes and hyperglycemia: strict glycemic control.},
  author={Matthias Turina and Mirjam Christ-Crain and Hiram C. Polk},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  volume={34 9 Suppl},
OBJECTIVE To critically review recent evidence on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and control of acute and chronic hyperglycemia in medical and surgical intensive care unit (ICU) patients. DATA SOURCE AND STUDY SELECTION A MEDLINE/PubMed search (1966 through February 2006) with manual cross-referencing was conducted, including all relevant articles published on blood glucose control in intensive care patients. An emphasis was placed on more recent clinical trials investigating the effects of… CONTINUE READING


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