Intensive v conventional insulin treatment in critically ill patients†

Outcomes at mean follow up of 23 daysIntensiveConventionalRRR (95% CI)NNT (CI)
†ICU = intensive care unit. Other abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
All ICU deaths5%8%43% (15 to 62)29 (17 to 94)
All in hospital deaths7%1%34% (9 to 52)27 (15 to 122)
ICU stay >14 days1%6%28% (7 to 44)23 (13 to 108)
Ventilatory support >14 days8%2%37% (14 to 54)23 (14 to 67)
Renal failure requiring dialysis or haemofiltration5%8%41% (13 to 60)30 (17 to 112)
Bloodstream infection4%8%46% (19 to 65)28 (17 to 79)
Critical illness polyneuropathy29%52%45% (28 to 59) 4 (3 to 8)