Insulin Infusion for the Management of Hyperglycemia

Insulin Infusion for the Management of Hyperglycemia Crit Care Med. 2012;40: 3251-3276 Published: 12/1/2012 Guidelines for the use of an insulin infusion for the management of hyperglycemia in critically ill patients aims to evaluate the literature and identify important aspects of insulin therapy that facilitate safe and effective infusion therapy for a defined glycemic end point. As this guideline was being prepared for publication, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration indicated that many glucose meters have not been tested for patients who are critically ill and this precaution will be added to the label of new devices. Manufacturers are in discussion with the Food and Drug Administration to understand the details surrounding this issue. 

 

Type: Clinical Read Full Guideline