insulin administration - page 2

if a patient has a high blood glucose and a long acting insulin is scheduled at that time, do i still use the sliding scale and give a short acting at the same time... Read More

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    ^ What they said, my floor has pretty strict policies regarding insulin after a CABG. For example, if a patient is NPO we hold the baseline but still cover the high sugar with the sliding scale. Each time a sugar goes below 60 or above 150, we have to notify the provider and they adjust the lantus and sliding scale according to a protocol that is hung in 10 different places on our unit. yay for scip measures...

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