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Cognitive function is unaffected by tight glucose control in paediatric intensive care

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e7065 (Published 24 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7065

In 2009, researchers completed a randomised trial that tested tight glucose control against usual care for children admitted to one paediatric intensive care unit in Belgium. Children treated to achieve lower targets of blood glucose concentration had fewer infections and a shorter stay on the unit than controls, …

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