Effect of glycemic gap on short term outcome in critically ill patient: In zagazig university hospitals.

Affiliation

Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit, Internal Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Both admission Blood glucose and previous glycemic state may affect critically ill patients; So Glycemic gap may be a good indicator of ICU outcomes. This study investigated the effect of glycemic gap on short term outcome in critically ill patient and the value of incorporation of the Glycemic Gap into the APACHE-II on its discriminative performance.

Keywords

Critically ill patients,Glycemic gap,Outcome,

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