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Is it Safe to Use Protocols for Glycemic Control in ICU?

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Joana Silvestre
Raquel Francisco
Rui Dias
Ricardo Inácio
Cristiana Ponte
Nuno Candeias
Raquel Marques
António Ricardo
Jorge Nunes

Abstract

Background
• Stress-induced hyperglycemia is common in ICU patients
• Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia are ICU and hospital mortality predictors
• Insulin infusion protocols can minimize glucose variability and reduce hypoglycemic risk

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