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Associations between blood glucose level and outcomes of adult in-hospital cardiac arrest: a retrospective cohort study

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Title
Associations between blood glucose level and outcomes of adult in-hospital cardiac arrest: a retrospective cohort study
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Cardiovascular Diabetology, August 2016
DOI 10.1186/s12933-016-0445-y
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Chih-Hung Wang, Chien-Hua Huang, Wei-Tien Chang, Min-Shan Tsai, Ping-Hsun Yu, Yen-Wen Wu, Wen-Jone Chen

Abstract

We intended to analyse the associations between blood glucose (BG) level and clinical outcomes of in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA). We conducted a retrospective observational study in a single medical centre and evaluated patients who experienced IHCA between 2006 and 2014. We used multivariable logistic regression analysis to study associations between independent variables and outcomes. We calculated the mean BG level for each patient by averaging the maximum and minimum BG levels in the first 24 h after arrest, and we used mean BG level for our final analysis. We included a total of 402 patients. Of these, 157 patients (39.1 %) had diabetes mellitus (DM). The average mean BG level was 209.9 mg/dL (11.7 mmol/L). For DM patients, a mean BG level between 183 and 307 mg/dL (10.2-17.1 mmol/L) was significantly associated with favourable neurological outcome (odds ratio [OR] 2.71, 95 % confidence interval [CI] 1.18-6.20; p value = 0.02); a mean BG level between 147 and 317 mg/dL (8.2-17.6 mmol/L) was significantly associated with survival to hospital discharge (OR 2.38, 95 % CI 1.26-4.53; p value = 0.008). For non-DM patients, a mean BG level between 143 and 268 mg/dL (7.9-14.9 mmol/L) was significantly associated with survival to hospital discharge (OR 2.93, 95 % CI 1.62-5.40; p value < 0.001). Mean BG level in the first 24 h after cardiac arrest was associated with neurological outcome for IHCA patients with DM. For neurological and survival outcomes, the optimal BG range may be higher for patients with DM than for patients without DM.

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Unknown 49 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 8 16%
Researcher 6 12%
Student > Bachelor 5 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 8%
Other 4 8%
Other 10 20%
Unknown 12 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 21 43%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 12%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 4%
Computer Science 2 4%
Other 2 4%
Unknown 14 29%

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