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Name of Media:
Benefits and risks of tight glucose control in critically ill adults: a meta-analysis
Wiener R S, Wiener D C, Larson R J
Publisher or Source:
University of York-the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
Type of Media:
Media Originally for:
Critical Care Physicians
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
Primary Focus of Media:
Pre-Use of PICS Designation
Tight glucose control does not significantly reduce hospital mortality among critically ill adult patients, but it does increase the risk of hypoglycaemia. The review was generally well conducted and these conclusions seem likely to be reliable.
To evaluate the benefits and risks of tight glucose control compared with usual care in critically ill adults.
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