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