Hypoglycemic events in intensive care patients: analysis by insulin administration method and sample type.

@article{Torred2011HypoglycemicEI,
  title={Hypoglycemic events in intensive care patients: analysis by insulin administration method and sample type.},
  author={Marta Raurell Torred{\`a} and Emilia Chirveches P{\'e}rez and Maite Domingo Arag{\'o}n and Rosa Mart{\'i}nez Ribe and Emma Puigoriol Juvanteny and Quint{\'i} Foguet Boreu},
  journal={American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={e115-21}
}
BACKGROUND Intensive insulin treatment is associated with an increased risk of hypoglycemia, so strict glycemic monitoring is essential. The best type of sample for identifying hypoglycemia remains under debate. OBJECTIVES To establish the number of hypoglycemic events in intensive care patients relative to insulin administration method and the method… CONTINUE READING