Insulin gtt rates - page 2

by *LadyNurse*

What is the highest rate for an insulin gtt that you have come across?... Read More


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    this doesn't sound logical because such patient would die from electrolites' disturbance and other complications specially when calculating fluids intake 750ml/hr for 36 hours, that doesnt work with cerebral edema!
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    I could never... my facility doesn't even have protocols...
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    Quote from libanurse
    this doesn't sound logical because such patient would die from electrolites' disturbance and other complications specially when calculating fluids intake 750ml/hr for 36 hours, that doesnt work with cerebral edema!
    He was in DI. The intake was not a problem. The case wasn't logical...and he did end up dying.
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    I wouldn't know what the highest has been for my unit. The hospital I just started working at is still paper charting & the insulin protocol is confusing. Most of the time I have the pump programmed incorrectly!
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    And... How often do you the glycemic control when the infusion is at 60 units/hour?


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