Intensive versus conventional glucose control in critically ill patients: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Ling2012IntensiveVC,
  title={Intensive versus conventional glucose control in critically ill patients: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Yee Soon Ling and Xiaomu Li and Xin Gao},
  journal={European journal of internal medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={564-74}
}
BACKGROUND Critically ill patients commonly develop hyperglycemia. It remains unclear, however, to what extent correcting hyperglycemia will benefit these patients. We performed this meta-analysis to evaluate the benefits and risks of intensive glucose control versus conventional glucose control in critically ill adult patients. METHODS A systematic literature search of MEDLINE, PubMed, and Cochrane databases (until June 2011) was conducted using specific search terms. Randomized controlled… CONTINUE READING
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