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Outcome of critically ill patients undergoing mandatory insulin therapy compared to usual care insulin therapy: protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial

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Background: Observational and interventional studies in patients with both acute medical conditions and long-standing diabetes have shown that improved blood glucose control confers a survival advantage or reduces complication rates. Policies of “tight” glycaemic control were rapidly adopted by many general intensive care units (ICUs) worldwide in the mid 00’s, even though the results of the studies were not generalizable to mixed medical/surgical ICUs with different intr... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.2196/resprot.5912

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1023-3927
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9631-3666
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6838-4835
Publisher:
JMIR Publications
Journal:
JMIR Research Protocols More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
3
Article number:
e44
Publication date:
2018-03-08
Acceptance date:
2017-06-02
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EISSN:
1929-0748
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1059750
Local pid:
pubs:1059750
Deposit date:
2020-03-04

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