Observations about Blood Glucose Control in Critically III Adults and Children

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  • 22/Mar/2016
  • Category: Blood

This survey addresses clinician’s perceptions of hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, and blood glucose control with insulin, and is the first survey to report on the blood glucose practices of both pediatric and adult intensivists. To our knowledge, only one survey has been published regarding the practice pattern of intensivists with respect to blood glucose control; this survey involved Canadian intensivists working with

Outcomes about Blood Glucose Control in Critically III Adults and Children

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  • 21/Mar/2016
  • Category: Blood

We generated and validated the questionnaire from May to August 2005. Fifty of the 52 institutions returned at least one questionnaire (96% response rate for all institutions). Seventeen of 19 sites (90%) and 33 site (100%) returned at least one questionnaire. The overall clinician response rate was 58% (163 of 282 physicians responded) [Appendix 1]. Description of Respondents Based on

My Canadian Pharmacy: A Survey on Stated Practice in Blood Glucose Control in Critically III Adults and Children

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  • 20/Mar/2016
  • Category: Blood

The best blood glucose target and management strategy for critically ill patients are presently unclear. The evidence supporting the benefits of tight glucose control (80 to 110 mg/dL [4.4 to 6.1 mmol/L]) in critically ill patients is questioned by those concerned with hypoglycemic events associated with a lower glucose target. Furthermore, the applicability of the results of the study by