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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Zelihic, Edin; Poneleit, Boris; Siegmund, Thorsten; Haller, Bernhard; Sayk, Friedhelm; Dodt, Christoph 
Title:
Hyperglycemia in emergency patients - prevalence and consequences: results of the GLUCEMERGE analysis. 
Abstract:
Hyperglycemia is a common finding in emergency department (ED) patients, but its general relevance for the further clinical course has not been determined as yet.To examine the prevalence of hyperglycemia, its consequence on in-hospital outcome in emergency patients as well as ED hyperglycemia management.Blood glucose levels (BGL) were routinely measured in every hospitalized ED patient. Hyperglycemia was defined as BGL of at least 140 mg/dl at arrival to the ED. According to the recommendations...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Emerg Med 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
22 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
181-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0969-9546 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie