Tight glucose control does not decrease ICU care or deaths in patients without parenteral nutrition (TGC-Fast)

Clinical Question

In critically ill patients who were not receiving early parenteral nutrition, does tight glucose control improve outcomes?

Bottom line

Tight glucose control did not impact mortality or the length of time of that ICU care was needed in critically ill patients who did not receive early parenteral nutrition. 1b-

Study design: Randomized controlled trial (nonblinded)

Funding: Government

Setting: Inpatient (ICU only)

Reviewer

Nita Shrikant Kulkarni, MD
Assistant Professor in Hospital Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL


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Anonymous

TIGHT GLUCOSE CONTROL DOES NOT DECREASE ICU CARE OR DEATH

GOOD TO KNOW

Arup Kumar Dhara

Impact assessment

Excellent

Anonymous

Very interesting. I wonder…

Very interesting. I wonder if tight glucose control intraop in ICU patients makes a difference