Published in Blood Weekly, December 1st, 2005
"The medical literature supports the fact that sliding scale dosing of insulin is an ineffective means to control blood glucose concentrations. Despite this, many clinicians still use sliding scale insulin (SSI) regimens. A better tool for controlling hyperglycemia is clearly needed," researchers in Georgia report.
J.M. Schoeffler and colleagues working at St. Joseph's/Candler Health Systems proposed "[t]o compare the efficacy of an algorithm using 70/30 insulin with traditional SSI dosing for glycemic control in hospitalized...
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