Critical Care - Volume 13, issue 2

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Electronic ISSN
1466-609X
Print ISSN
1364-8535

Abstract

This commentary considers some of the factors that affect cerebral glucose metabolism in patients with traumatic brain injury. A study recently reported in Critical Care suggested a blood glucose range that may optimize cerebral glucose utilization; the findings of this study are evaluated

Journal: Critical Care, vol. 13, no. 2, 2009

Abstract

Sepsis-induced myocardial dysfunction has traditionally been thought of as principally affecting systolic heart function. One of the primary reasons for this concept is that systolic dysfunction is relatively easy to conceptualize, visualize, and measure. With the advent of preload-independent me

Journal: Critical Care, vol. 13, no. 2, 2009