Eric Hoste, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Eric Hoste

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Hypoglycemia

1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Hypoglycemia may be associated with mortality and neurologic complications such as seizures and coma. Clinical features It is uncertain what the clinical consequences from hypoglycemia are in ICU patients. In diabetes patients, hypoglycemia is associated with: Diverse symptoms such as anxiety, palpitations, tremor, sweating,…

Hyperglycemia

1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Diabetic patients are at greater risk for organ dysfunction, and in patients with acute coronary syndromes diabetes is also associated with increased mortality. In ICU patients, hyperglycemia and high blood glucose variability are associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Admission hyperglycemia is associated with…

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