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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28225315/improving-glycemic-control-safely-in-critical-care-patients-a-collaborative-systems-approach-in-nine-hospitals
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Gregory A Maynard, Janet Holdych, Heather Kendall, Karen Harrison, Patricia A Montgomery, Kristen Kulasa
Objective Safely improve glycemic control in the critical care units of nine hospitals. Methods Critical care adult inpatients from nine hospitals with ≥ 4 point-of-care (POC) blood glucose (BG) readings over ≥ 2 days were targeted by collaborative improvement efforts to reduce hyper- and hypo-glycemia. Balanced glucometric goals for each hospital were set targeting improvement from baseline, or goals deemed desirable from Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) benchmarking data. Collaborative interventions included standardized insulin infusion protocols, hypoglycemia prevention bundles, audit and feedback, education, and measure-vention (coupling measurement of patients "off protocol" with concurrent interventions to correct suboptimal care)...
February 22, 2017: Endocrine Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28161384/hospitalization-costs-and-clinical-outcomes-in-cabg-patients-treated-with-intensive-insulin-therapy
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Saumeth Cardona, Francisco J Pasquel, Maya Fayfman, Limin Peng, Sol Jacobs, Priyathama Vellanki, Jeff Weaver, Michael Halkos, Robert A Guyton, Vinod H Thourani, Guillermo E Umpierrez
BACKGROUND: The financial impact of intensive (blood glucose [BG] 100-140mg/dl [5.5-7.8mM] vs. conservative (141-180mg/dl (7.9-10.0mM) glucose control in the ICU in patients, with and without diabetes, undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery is not known. METHODS: This post-hoc cost analysis determined differences in hospitalization costs, resource utilization and perioperative complications in 288 CABG patients with diabetes (n=143) and without diabetes (n=145), randomized to intensive (n=143) and conservative (n=145) glucose control...
January 20, 2017: Journal of Diabetes and its Complications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28118549/tight-glycemic-control-in-critically-ill-children
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Michael S D Agus, David Wypij, Eliotte L Hirshberg, Vijay Srinivasan, E Vincent Faustino, Peter M Luckett, Jamin L Alexander, Lisa A Asaro, Martha A Q Curley, Garry M Steil, Vinay M Nadkarni
Background In multicenter studies, tight glycemic control targeting a normal blood glucose level has not been shown to improve outcomes in critically ill adults or children after cardiac surgery. Studies involving critically ill children who have not undergone cardiac surgery are lacking. Methods In a 35-center trial, we randomly assigned critically ill children with confirmed hyperglycemia (excluding patients who had undergone cardiac surgery) to one of two ranges of glycemic control: 80 to 110 mg per deciliter (4...
February 23, 2017: New England Journal of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28109102/-long-term-outcomes-of-off-pump-coronary-artery-bypass-grafting-in-patients-aged-over-75-years
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Yi Guo, Chong-Lei Ren, Chang-Qing Gao, Cang-Song Xiao, Hua-Jun Zhang
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the long-term outcomes of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCAB) in patients aged over 75 years and analyze the risk factors affecting the outcomes of the procedure. METHODS: Clinical data were reviewed for 97 consecutive patients aged 75 years or above receiving OPCAB at our center between November, 2000 and November, 2013. The perioperative data including length of ICU stay, duration of mechanical ventilation, incidence of postoperative complications and mortality rate of the patients were analyzed...
January 20, 2017: Nan Fang Yi Ke da Xue Xue Bao, Journal of Southern Medical University
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28072822/point-of-care-versus-central-laboratory-measurements-of-hemoglobin-hematocrit-glucose-bicarbonate-and-electrolytes-a-prospective-observational-study-in-critically-ill-patients
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Jérôme Allardet-Servent, Melissa Lebsir, Christian Dubroca, Martine Fabrigoule, Sylvie Jordana, Thomas Signouret, Matthias Castanier, Guillemette Thomas, Rettinavelou Soundaravelou, Anne Lepidi, Laurence Delapierre, Guillaume Penaranda, Philippe Halfon, Jean-Marie Seghboyan
INTRODUCTION: Rapid detection of abnormal biological values using point-of-care (POC) testing allows clinicians to promptly initiate therapy; however, there are concerns regarding the reliability of POC measurements. We investigated the agreement between the latest generation blood gas analyzer and central laboratory measurements of electrolytes, bicarbonate, hemoglobin, hematocrit, and glucose. METHODS: 314 paired samples were collected prospectively from 51 critically ill patients...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28042054/design-and-rationale-of-heart-and-lung-failure-pediatric-insulin-titration-trial-half-pint-a-randomized-clinical-trial-of-tight-glycemic-control-in-hyperglycemic-critically-ill-children
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Michael Sd Agus, Ellie Hirshberg, Vijay Srinivasan, Edward Vincent Faustino, Peter M Luckett, Martha Aq Curley, Jamin Alexander, Lisa A Asaro, Kerry Coughlin-Wells, Donna Duva, Jaclyn French, Natalie Hasbani, Martha T Sisko, Carmen L Soto-Rivera, Garry Steil, David Wypij, Vinay M Nadkarni
OBJECTIVES: Test whether hyperglycemic critically ill children with cardiovascular and/or respiratory failure experience more ICU-free days when assigned to tight glycemic control with a normoglycemic versus hyperglycemic blood glucose target range. DESIGN: Multi-center randomized clinical trial. SETTING: Pediatric ICUs at 35 academic hospitals. PATIENTS: Children aged 2weeks to 17years receiving inotropic support and/or acute mechanical ventilation, excluding cardiac surgical patients...
February 2017: Contemporary Clinical Trials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27884157/manual-versus-automated-monitoring-accuracy-of-glucose-ii-manage-ii
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Cláudia Righy Shinotsuka, Alexandre Brasseur, David Fagnoul, Timothy So, Jean-Louis Vincent, Jean-Charles Preiser
BACKGROUND: Intravascular continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) may facilitate glycemic control in the intensive care unit (ICU). We compared the accuracy of a CGM device (OptiScanner®) with a standard reference method. METHODS: Adult patients who had blood glucose (BG) levels >150 mg/dl and required insertion of an arterial and central venous catheter were included. The OptiScanner® was inserted into a multiple-lumen central venous catheter. Patients were treated using a dynamic-scale insulin algorithm to achieve BG values between 80 and 150 mg/dl...
November 25, 2016: Critical Care: the Official Journal of the Critical Care Forum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27699071/a-rare-case-of-persistent-lactic-acidosis-in-the-icu-glycogenic-hepatopathy-and-mauriac-syndrome
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Kirsten S Deemer, George F Alvarez
Mauriac syndrome is a rare disorder that can present with the single feature of glycogenic hepatopathy in children and adults with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus. An often underrecognized finding of glycogenic hepatopathy is lactic acidosis and hyperlactatemia. Primary treatment of glycogenic hepatopathy is improved long-term blood glucose control. Resolution of symptoms and hepatomegaly will occur with improvement in hemoglobin A1C. We present here a case of a young adult female presenting to the intensive care unit with Mauriac syndrome...
2016: Case Reports in Critical Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27637719/glycemic-control-mortality-and-hypoglycemia-in-critically-ill-patients-a-systematic-review-and-network-meta-analysis-of-randomized-controlled-trials
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Tomohide Yamada, Nobuhiro Shojima, Hisashi Noma, Toshimasa Yamauchi, Takashi Kadowaki
PURPOSE: It is unclear whether tight glycemic control is warranted in all critically ill adults. We employed network meta-analysis to examine the risk of mortality and hypoglycemia associated with different glycemic control targets in critically ill adults. METHODS: Electronic databases were searched up to 2016 for randomized controlled trials comparing various insulin regimens in critically ill adults with hyperglycemia. Two reviewers independently extracted information and evaluated quality with the Cochrane risk-of-bias tool...
January 2017: Intensive Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27633987/prevalence-of-ketosis-ketonuria-and-ketoacidosis-during-liberal-glycemic-control-in-critically-ill-patients-with-diabetes-an-observational-study
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Nora Luethi, Luca Cioccari, Marco Crisman, Rinaldo Bellomo, Glenn M Eastwood, Johan Mårtensson
BACKGROUND: It is uncertain whether liberal glucose control in critically ill diabetic patients leads to increased ketone production and ketoacidosis. Therefore, we aimed to assess the prevalence of ketosis, ketonuria and ketoacidosis in critically ill diabetic patients treated in accordance with a liberal glycemic control protocol. METHODS: We performed a prospective observational cohort study of 60 critically ill diabetic patients with blood and/or urine ketone bodies tested in ICU...
September 15, 2016: Critical Care: the Official Journal of the Critical Care Forum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27570164/postoperative-hypoglycemia-is-associated-with-worse-outcomes-after-cardiac-operations
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Lily E Johnston, Jennifer L Kirby, Emily A Downs, Damien J LaPar, Ravi K Ghanta, Gorav Ailawadi, Benjamin D Kozower, Irving L Kron, Anthony L McCall, James M Isbell
BACKGROUND: Hypoglycemia is a known risk of intensive postoperative glucose control in patients undergoing cardiac operations. However, neither the consequences of hypoglycemia relative to hyperglycemia, nor the possible interaction effects, have been well described. We examined the effects of postoperative hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, and their interaction on short-term morbidity and mortality. METHODS: Single-institution Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) database patient records from 2010 to 2014 were merged with clinical data, including blood glucose values measured in the intensive care unit (ICU)...
February 2017: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27472251/clinical-impact-of-accurate-point-of-care-glucose-monitoring-for-tight-glycemic-control-in-severely-burned-children
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Nam K Tran, Zachary R Godwin, Amanda N Steele, Steven E Wolf, Tina L Palmieri
OBJECTIVES: The goal of this study was to retrospectively evaluate the clinical impact of an accurate autocorrecting blood glucose monitoring system in children with severe burns. Blood glucose monitoring system accuracy is essential for providing appropriate intensive insulin therapy and achieving tight glycemic control in critically ill patients. Unfortunately, few comparison studies have been performed to evaluate the clinical impact of accurate blood glucose monitoring system monitoring in the high-risk pediatric burn population...
September 2016: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27315191/liberal-glycemic-control-in-critically-ill-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-an-exploratory-study
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Palash Kar, Mark P Plummer, Rinaldo Bellomo, Alicia J Jenkins, Andrzej S Januszewski, Marianne J Chapman, Karen L Jones, Michael Horowitz, Adam M Deane
OBJECTIVES: The optimal blood glucose target in critically ill patients with preexisting diabetes and chronic hyperglycemia is unknown. In such patients, we aimed to determine whether a " liberal" approach to glycemic control would reduce hypoglycemia and glycemic variability and appear safe. DESIGN: Prospective, open-label, sequential-period exploratory study. SETTING: Medical-surgical ICU. PATIENTS: During sequential 6-month periods, we studied 83 patients with preexisting type 2 diabetes and chronic hyperglycemia (glycated hemoglobin, ≥ 7...
September 2016: Critical Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27161085/blood-glucose-control-in-the-icu-don-t-throw-out-the-baby-with-the-bathwater
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Jan Gunst, Greet Van den Berghe
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Intensive Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27110538/predisposing-factors-for-hypoglycemia-and-its-relation-with-mortality-in-critically-ill-patients-undergoing-insulin-therapy-in-an-intensive-care-unit
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Ata Mahmoodpoor, Hadi Hamishehkar, Mohammadtagi Beigmohammadi, Sarvin Sanaie, Kamran Shadvar, Hassan Soleimanpour, Ahsan Rahimi, Saeed Safari
BACKGROUND: Hypoglycemia is a common and the most important complication of intensive insulin therapy in critically ill patients. Because of hypoglycemia's impact on the cardinal organs as a fuel, if untreated it could results in permanent brain damage and increased mortality. OBJECTIVES: In this study, we aim to evaluate the incidence of hypoglycemia, its risk factors, and its relationship with mortality in critically ill patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Five hundred adult patients who admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) were enrolled in this study...
February 2016: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27076705/relationship-between-glycated-hemoglobin-intensive-care-unit-admission-blood-sugar-and-glucose-control-with-icu-mortality-in-critically-ill-patients
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Ata Mahmoodpoor, Hadi Hamishehkar, Kamran Shadvar, Mohammadtaghi Beigmohammadi, Afshin Iranpour, Sarvin Sanaie
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The association between hyperglycemia and mortality is believed to be influenced by the presence of diabetes mellitus (DM). In this study, we evaluated the effect of preexisting hyperglycemia on the association between acute blood glucose management and mortality in critically ill patients. The primary objective of the study was the relationship between HbA1c and mortality in critically ill patients. Secondary objectives of the study were relationship between Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admission blood glucose and glucose control during ICU stay with mortality in critically ill patients...
February 2016: Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27025951/safety-efficacy-and-clinical-generalization-of-the-star-protocol-a-retrospective-analysis
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Kent W Stewart, Christopher G Pretty, Hamish Tomlinson, Felicity L Thomas, József Homlok, Szabó Némedi Noémi, Attila Illyés, Geoffrey M Shaw, Balázs Benyó, J Geoffrey Chase
BACKGROUND: The changes in metabolic pathways and metabolites due to critical illness result in a highly complex and dynamic metabolic state, making safe, effective management of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia difficult. In addition, clinical practices can vary significantly, thus making GC protocols difficult to generalize across units.The aim of this study was to provide a retrospective analysis of the safety, performance and workload of the stochastic targeted (STAR) glycemic control (GC) protocol to demonstrate that patient-specific, safe, effective GC is possible with the STAR protocol and that it is also generalizable across/over different units and clinical practices...
December 2016: Annals of Intensive Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27005496/clinical-research-on-postoperative-efficacy-and-related-factors-of-early-simulation-hyperbaric-oxygen-therapy-for-severe-craniocerebral-injury
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Lanjuan Xu, Baolin Li, Caifu Yang, Chengjian Li, Yueli Peng
In order to discuss the clinical efficacy of simulation hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) for severe craniocerebral injury and analyze the related factors of it, 108 patients who transferred to our department during December 2010 - December 2014 for ventilator treatment after operation of severe craniocerebral injury were taken as the subjects of the study. These patients were divided into conventional treatment group and simulation hyperbaric oxygen therapy group to contrast the curative effects. At the meantime, GOS score and length of stay in intensive care unit (ICU) of two groups 6 months after treatment, as well as changes in the indexes of the HBO group during treatment were performed statistical analysis...
January 2016: Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26963806/continuous-glucose-monitoring-in-patients-undergoing-extracorporeal-ventricular-assist-therapy
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Antje Gottschalk, Henryk A Welp, Laura Leser, Christian Lanckohr, Carola Wempe, Björn Ellger
BACKGROUND: Dysregulations of blood glucose (BG) are associated with adverse outcome in critical illness; controlling BG to target appears to improve outcome. Since BG-control is challenging in daily intensive care practice BG-control remains poor especially in patients with rapidly fluctuating BG. To improve BG-control and to avoid deleterious hypoglycemia, automated online-measurement tools are advocated. We thus evaluated the point-accuracy of the subcutaneous Sentrino® Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGM, Medtronic Diabetes, Northridge, California) in patients undergoing extracorporeal cardiac life support (ECLS) for cardiogenic shock...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26801983/space-glucosecontrol-system-for-blood-glucose-control-in-intensive-care-patients-a-european-multicentre-observational-study
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Jan Blaha, Barbara Barteczko-Grajek, Pawel Berezowicz, Jiri Charvat, Jiri Chvojka, Teodoro Grau, Jonathan Holmgren, Ulrich Jaschinski, Petr Kopecky, Jan Manak, Mette Moehl, Jonathan Paddle, Marcello Pasculli, Johan Petersson, Sirak Petros, Danilo Radrizzani, Vinodkumar Singh, Joel Starkopf
BACKGROUND: Glycaemia control (GC) remains an important therapeutic goal in critically ill patients. The enhanced Model Predictive Control (eMPC) algorithm, which models the behaviour of blood glucose (BG) and insulin sensitivity in individual ICU patients with variable blood samples, is an effective, clinically proven computer based protocol successfully tested at multiple institutions on medical and surgical patients with different nutritional protocols. eMPC has been integrated into the B...
January 22, 2016: BMC Anesthesiology
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