Admission hyperglycemia is predictive if outcome in critically ill trauma patients

Jin Sung, Grant V. Bochicchio, Manjari Joshi, Kelly Bochicchio, Kate Tracy, Thomas M. Scalea

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Abstract

Objectives: There is a paucity of data evaluating whether hyperglycemia at admission is associated with adverse outcome in trauma patients. Our objectives were to determine whether admission hyperglycemia was predictive of outcome in critically ill trauma patients. Methods: Prospective data were collected daily on 1,003 consecutive trauma patients admitted to the intensive care unit over a 2-year period. Diabetics were excluded. Patients were stratified by admission serum glucose level (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)80-83
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Volume59
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2005
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Admission
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Outcome
  • Predictive
  • Trauma patients

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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