Importance of perioperative glycemic control in general surgery: a report from the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program.

@article{Kwon2013ImportanceOP,
  title={Importance of perioperative glycemic control in general surgery: a report from the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program.},
  author={Steve Kwon and Rachel Thompson and Patchen Dellinger and David J. Y{\'a}{\~n}ez and Ellen T Farrohki and David R. Flum},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={257 1},
  pages={
          8-14
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the relationship of perioperative hyperglycemia and insulin administration on outcomes in elective colon/rectal and bariatric operations. BACKGROUND There is limited evidence to characterize the impact of perioperative hyperglycemia and insulin on adverse outcomes in patients, with and without diabetes, undergoing general surgical procedures. METHODS The Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program is a Washington State quality improvement benchmarking-based… CONTINUE READING
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