Association of hyperglycemia with increased mortality after severe burn injury

Dennis C. Gore, David Chinkes, John Heggers, David N. Herndon, Steven E. Wolf, Manubdai Desai

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Hyperglycemia is commonly associated with the hypermetabolic stress response. However, persistent hyperglycemia may adversely affect wound healing and immunity. The purpose of this study was to assess any relationship between hyperglycemia and clinical outcome after severe burn injury.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)540-544
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Trauma
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2001


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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