J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2017 06;82(6):1049-1054
From the Acute and Critical Care Surgery (G.V.B., E.N., K.B.), Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri; Tufts University Medical Center (S.N.), Boston, Massachusetts; Memorial Hermann Hospital (L.M.), Houston, Texas; and Star-Wood Cardiac Group (A.F.), Portland, Oregon.
Background: We have previously demonstrated that tight glycemic control (80-120 mg/dL) improves outcome in critically injured patients. However, many centers have gotten away from aggressive glucose control due to the workload and risk of hypoglycemia. The objective of this pivotal trial is to evaluate the first in human continuous inline glucose monitor (OptiScanner) in critically ill patients. Read More