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STAR protocol for critically ill patients in Malaysia: ICU staff survey and human factor assessment

Abdul Razak, Athirah and Abu-Samah, Asma and Abdul Razak, Normy Norfiza and Mohamad Suhaimi, Fatanah and Jamaludin, Ummu Kulthum and Md Ralib, Azrina and Pretty, Christopher G. (2019) STAR protocol for critically ill patients in Malaysia: ICU staff survey and human factor assessment. IEIE Transactions on Smart Processing and Computing, 8 (5). pp. 385-393. ISSN 2287-5255

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Since 2001, various glycemic control (GC) studies have been conducted to reduce dysglycemia in critically ill patients. To prove their effectiveness, each proposed GC approach requires not only patient clinical results, but also users assessments. This paper presents International Islamic University Malaysia Medical Centre intensive care unit (ICU) staff perceptions and assessments of human factors of Stochastic Targeted (STAR) protocol usage based on a Malaysian pilot trial to analyze the users responses to the protocol in the Malaysian set-up. STAR protocol is a model-based and automated GC that accounts for the individual patient s metabolic variability. The ICU staff feedback on STAR trial was based on 13 survey questions. The survey demonstrated that 87.5% of ICU staff agreed that STAR protocol improved patient s outcome, and is user friendly. Human factor assessment quantifies the different interventions recorded from STAR historical and manual bedside records for a total of 31 diabetes mellitus (DM) and non-diabetes mellitus (NDM) patients. During a total of 6168 hours in ICU stays, the percentage of compliance in blood glucose (BG) measurements, insulin infusion, and nutrition administered for DM and NDM cohorts were 97.3%/97.2%, 74.1%/70.3% and 65%/71.2%, respectively. © 2019 Institute of Electronics and Information Engineers. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3934/82129
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diabetes,Glycemic control, STAR protocol, Survey
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine
Depositing User: Prof Azrina Md Ralib
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2020 09:49
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2021 15:31
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/82129

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