Relative Hyperglycemia Is an Independent Determinant of In-Hospital Mortality in Patients With Critical Illness.

@article{Lee2020RelativeHI,
  title={Relative Hyperglycemia Is an Independent Determinant of In-Hospital Mortality in Patients With Critical Illness.},
  author={Tien F Lee and Sophie M Drake and Gregory W. Roberts and Andrew D. Bersten and Stephen N. Stranks and Leonie K Heilbronn and Arduino Aleksander Mangoni and Morton G Burt},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2020},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={
          e115-e122
        }
}
  • Tien F Lee, Sophie M Drake, +5 authors Morton G Burt
  • Published in Critical care medicine 2020
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVES To determine whether relative hyperglycemia was associated with in-hospital mortality in critically ill patients independent of other prognostic variables and whether this association is affected by background glycemia. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING Mixed medical-surgical ICU in a metropolitan teaching hospital. PATIENTS From 2,617 admissions to ICU between January 27, 2016, and March 30, 2017, 1,262 consecutive patients who met inclusion and exclusion… CONTINUE READING

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