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Name of Media:

Benefits and risks of tight glucose control in critically ill adults: a meta-analysis

Author(s):

Wiener R S, Wiener D C, Larson R J

Publisher or Source:

University of York-the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Type of Media:

Medical Journal

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

COVID-19 Related:

No

Description:

CRD summary
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.
Authors' objectives
To evaluate the benefits and risks of tight glucose control compared with usual care in critically ill adults.

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