Initial management of septic patients with hyperglycemia in the noncritical care inpatient setting.

@article{Schuetz2012InitialMO,
  title={Initial management of septic patients with hyperglycemia in the noncritical care inpatient setting.},
  author={Philipp Schuetz and Maura Kennedy and Jason M Lucas and Michael Howell and William C. Aird and Donald Yealy and Nathan I Shapiro},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={125 7},
  pages={670-8}
}
BACKGROUND Previous research on the management of hyperglycemia in patients with sepsis has focused primarily on those with established organ failure in the critical care setting. The impact of hyperglycemia and glycemic control in patients with infection before developing severe sepsis or shock remains undefined. METHODS This observational, prospective, cohort study investigated the relationship between initial 72-hour time-weighted mean glucose concentrations and in-hospital mortality… CONTINUE READING
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