double checking insulin doses - page 2
I am trying to update our hospital policy and procedure on medication administration. What is the current standard ( in hospitals around the country) on double checking Insulin and Heparin doses... Read More
Jul 18, '00Occupation: Registered Nurse Joined: Mar '00; Posts: 9; Likes: 8In my hospital the only thing that must be checked by two nurses is blood. The staffing must be better in areas that double check every med! I'm lucky to have someone around to relieve me when I need to use the restroom let alone double check my every action. Although, insulin and heparin do have definite effects I would be more worrid about the levophed gtt or lidocaine dosing than those meds.