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Optimal Blood Glucose Control in Severely Burned Patients: A Long Way to Go, but One Step Closer

Kamolz, L.P., Pieber, T., Smolle-Jüttner, F.M., and Lumenta, D.B. (2013). Optimal Blood Glucose Control in Severely Burned Patients: A Long Way to Go, but One Step Closer. Critical Care. 17(5):1005.

This article discusses the need for techniques, such as the closed loop technique, for achieving insulin control in burn patients to counteract the dangers of hyperglycemia, yet not trigger hypoglycemic episodes, which can also increase mortality. The authors suggest maintaining a glucose level of between 90 to 140 mg/dl in burn patients.
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