The practical management of glucose-insulin infusions in the intensive care patient

Intensive Care Medicine
D B McWilliam

Abstract

Intensive Care patients given intravenous infusions of strong glucose often develop hyperglycaemia requiring insulin. A simple method is described for regulating these insulin requirements during infusions of 50% glucose based on beside monitoring of blood glucose.

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Related Concepts

Blood Glucose
Care of Intensive Care Unit Patient
Anhydrous Dextrose
Hyperglycemia, Postprandial
Parenteral Infusion
Insulin B Chain

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