Insulin therapy of hyperglycemia in intensive care.

  title={Insulin therapy of hyperglycemia in intensive care.},
  author={Raymond Farah and Alexander Samokhvalov and Fabio Zviebel and Nicola M Makhoul},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  volume={9 3},
BACKGROUND Hyperglycemia is common among patients admitted to intensive care units, and carries the risk for complications and prolonged ICU stay. With intensive insulin control of blood glucose, morbidity and mortality can be reduced. OBJECTIVES To determine whether intensive or conventional insulin control of blood glucose in hyperglycemic ICU patients correlated with the prognosis. METHODS Following admission to the ICU, hyperglycemic patients were randomly assigned to a group treated… CONTINUE READING


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