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Does MIMIC-III have carbohydrate intake information for patients? If so, can you point out the corresponding tables?

I am interested in studying the relationship between carbs and glucose variables.

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Use this query:

select * from mimiciii.d_items where category LIKE '%Fluids%' order by label

This query lists all the 'Fluids' categories, and you will notice these link to inputevents_mv (this seems to only apply to the MetaVision subset).

There are various dextrose items. ItemId 220950 is dextrose 10%.

SELECT * FROM mimiciii.inputevents_mv where itemid = 220950 and icustay_id = 226105 

shows administration of this for ICU stay 226105.

Dextrose (glucose derived from corn starch) seems to be the only parenterally-administered carbohydrate. There are also dextran, pentastarch and hetastarch, all of which are used as a 'plasma volume expander' (usually following severe bleeding), and mannitol which is an osmotic diuretic, and all of which are basically metabolically inert.

  • Is Dextros the only carbohydrate input to the patients in ICU? – Taha Nov 3 '17 at 22:34
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    Dextrose (glucose derived from corn starch) seems to be the only parenterally-administered carbohydrate. There are also dextran, pentastarch and hetastarch, all of which are used as a 'plasma volume expander' (usually following severe bleeding), and mannitol which is an osmotic diuretic, and all of which are basically metabolically inert. – Dr D.C. Ross Nov 4 '17 at 5:34

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