Toward understanding tight glycemic control in the ICU: a systematic review and metaanalysis.

@article{Marik2010TowardUT,
  title={Toward understanding tight glycemic control in the ICU: a systematic review and metaanalysis.},
  author={Paul Ellis Marik and Jean-Charles Preiser},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2010},
  volume={137 3},
  pages={544-51}
}
BACKGROUND Following publication of the Leuven Intensive Insulin Therapy Trial in 2001, tight glycemic control became the standard of care in ICUs around the world. Recent studies suggest that this approach may be flawed. The goal of this systematic review was to determine the benefits and risks of tight glycemic control in ICU patients and to explain the differences in outcomes among reported trials. METHODS Prospective, randomized controlled clinical trials (RCTs) that studied the impact of… CONTINUE READING
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