Critical Care - Volume 12, issue 1

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Electronic ISSN
1466-609X
Print ISSN
1364-8535

Abstract

We read with interest the report by Karbing and coworkers [1] in which they assess the clinical relevance of variation in the arterial oxygen tension (PaO2)/fractional inspired oxygen (FiO2) ratio, a widely used oxygenation index, alongside changes in FiO2. In mec

Journal: Critical Care, vol. 12, no. 1, 2008

Abstract

Three independent studies of tight glucose control were recently stopped prematurely due to an excess mortality in the intensive treatment arm. This commentary briefly discusses the potential mechanisms and reminds the potential benefits of physiological stress hyperglycemia.

Journal: Critical Care, vol. 12, no. 1, 2008