Malnutrition is a Marker of Mortality in Critically Ill Children with Hyperglycemia

Abstract

Objective: To determine whether hyperglycemia is associated with poor outcome of children hospitalized in the ICU while taking into account the clinical severity and nutritional status.Methods: A prospective cohort study was conducted on 221 children admitted to the ICU. Independent variables in the outcome analyses included hyperglycemia (blood glucose… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/pr.2011.319

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