79yo male pt. Admit diagnosis=Vovulus. PMH-DM2, PAD, CAD .
Pt has NGT to LIWS no output
Pt NPO with NS to hydrate
Scheduled colonic decompression at 1200 on this day.
Pt on achs BGM
This is all I know about this patient .
BGM at 0730 the day of procedure=83
RN notified. RN decided to watch the patient.
BGM at 1100=77
RN decided to wsit and recheck in hopes it was above 80
BGM at 1130=66
BGM recheck = 62.
IV chech show infiltrate after D50 admin.
No IV access, transport here to get patient for procedure.
Pt was hard stick as well so they decided to start IV down in procedure.
They treated the blood sugar in the procedure using D50 twice and got sugar up to 94
Pt returned at 230
Still NPO with NGT
BGM at 1600=54
NGT d/cd shortly after
Pt given glucose gel and 2 4oz apple juice
BGM Rechech 1630=104
I was not the nurse but would have handled this way different..what do yall think?
P.s. this RN also had a student