Tight blood glucose control: a recommendation applicable to any critically ill patient?

@article{Devos2004TightBG,
  title={Tight blood glucose control: a recommendation applicable to any critically ill patient?},
  author={Philippe Devos and Jean Charles Preiser},
  journal={Critical Care},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={427 - 429}
}
The issue of tight glucose control with intensive insulin therapy in critically ill patients remains controversial. Although compelling evidence supports this strategy in postoperative patients who have undergone cardiac surgery, the use of tight glucose control has been challenged in other situations, including in medical critically ill patients and in those who have undergone non-cardiac surgery. Similarly, the mechanisms that underlie the effects of high-dose insulin are not fully elucidated… CONTINUE READING
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