Inpatient glycemic control: best practice advice from the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.

@article{Qaseem2014InpatientGC,
  title={Inpatient glycemic control: best practice advice from the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.},
  author={Amir Qaseem and Roger Chou and Linda L. Humphrey and Paul G. Shekelle},
  journal={American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality},
  year={2014},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={95-8}
}
Hyperglycemia is associated with poor outcomes in hospitalized medical and surgical patients. Although some early evidence showed benefits of intensive insulin therapy (IIT), recent evidence does not show a consistent benefit and even shows harm associated with the use of IIT. The overuse of some therapeutic interventions and the resulting harms to a patient are an important component of unnecessary health care costs. The goal of this article is to address the management of hyperglycemia and… CONTINUE READING

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