BC Patient Safety & Quality Council


Care of Critically Ill Patients Links & Resources


  1. Griesdale DE, de Souza RJ, van Dam RM, et al.Intensive insulin therapy and mortality among critically ill patients: A meta-analysis including NICE-SUGAR study data. CMAJ 2009;180(8):799-800.
  2. Kavanagh, BP., McCowen, KC. Glycemic control in the ICU [review article].
    NEJM. 2010;363:2540-6.
  3. NICE-SUGAR Study Investigators, Finfer S, Chittock DR, Su SY, et al. Intensive versus conventional glucose control in critically ill patients. NEJM. 2009 Mar 26;360(13):1283-1297.
  4. Qaseem A, Humphrey LL, Chou R, et al. Use of intensive insulin therapy for the management of glycemic control in hospitalized patients: A clinical practice guidelines from the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2011;154:260-267.
  5. Van den Berghe G, Wilmer A, Hermans G, et al. Intensive insulin therapy in the medical ICU. NEJM. 2006 Feb 2;354(5):449-461.
  6. Van den Berghe G, Wouters P, Weekers F, et al. Intensive insulin therapy in critically ill patients. NEJM. 2001 Nov 8;345(19):1359-1367.
  7. Vogelzang M, van der Horst ICC, Nijsten MWN. Hyperglycaemic index as a tool to assess glucose control: A retrospective study. Critical Care 2004;8(3):R122-R127.

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Key Contacts

Vinay Dhingra
Clinical Lead

Kate Harris
Quality Leader