Is this common? - page 2

Okay have a 64yom, with qid accuchecks.. s/s 151-199 1 unit novalog.. He also recieved 10units of lantus @ 9p. Sent Res. out to hospital for altered mental status, came back yesterday with... Read More

  1. Visit  SarasLPN profile page
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    At our facility SS starts at 200. Our medical director wants everyone on the same scale to help rule out insulin errors. However there are a few who have special orders.
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  3. Visit  stelarRN profile page
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    i have a pt right now whose sliding scale starts at 70 (70-100, 2 units).
  4. Visit  Finallydidit profile page
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    NP came back in on Friday and after much encouragement agreed to change his s/s back the the 150-199 1unit, started him back on his lantus, but kept the metformin and yes she left it @ hs..... So who knows, at times I fell like I just work there!!! But I am very happy that she finally agreed to go back to his origional s/s
  5. Visit  morte profile page
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    Quote from Finallydidit
    NP came back in on Friday and after much encouragement agreed to change his s/s back the the 150-199 1unit, started him back on his lantus, but kept the metformin and yes she left it @ hs..... So who knows, at times I fell like I just work there!!! But I am very happy that she finally agreed to go back to his origional s/s
    i was more concerned about the metformin at HS than the sliding scale, look it up in your drug handbook, "with meals" i think is what it will say.....if he is not low in the am, perhaps the metformin is NOT DOING ANYTHING.
  6. Visit  morte profile page
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    Quote from Finallydidit
    NP came back in on Friday and after much encouragement agreed to change his s/s back the the 150-199 1unit, started him back on his lantus, but kept the metformin and yes she left it @ hs..... So who knows, at times I fell like I just work there!!! But I am very happy that she finally agreed to go back to his origional s/s
    i was more concerned about the metformin at HS...what was her rationale for that?


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