Abstract:Objectives: To determine blood glucose distribution values; to assess the association of admission serum glucose levels with 28-day mortality to the frequency of invasive mechanical ventilation-free days. Design: Retrospective cohort studySetting: Brazilian Amazon Region. Patients: Population (n = 400) composed of patients admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit, from January 2016 to December 2017. Exclusion criteria were patients with length of stay of <24 hours; diabetes mellitus; suspicion or evide… Show more
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