Use of a Conversion Table Toward Safe Implementation of a Hyperglycemic Crises Protocol
Renee Murray-Bachmann, EdD, CDN, RN, CDE, CPT, NEPD, Northwell Health System- Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York, USA; Deirdre O'Flaherty, DNP, RN, NE-BC, APRN-BC, ONC, Nursing, Surgical Services, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York, USA; Seon Lewis-Holman, DNP, ACNS-BC, Nursing Education Lenox Hill Hospital, Northwell Health System, New York, New York, USA; Shawanda M. Patterson, MA, RN, AGPCNP-BC, CCRN, Division of Critical Care & Hospitalist Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA; Simone Ashman, MA, RN, Nurse Education -Professional Development Lenox Hill, Northwell Health System, New York, New York, USA
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Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS) are medical emergencies associated with increased morbidity, mortality and healthcare costs. The development of a conversion table, versus nursing estimation, for insulin titration was adopted to assure accuracy of insulin drip calculation while fostering an environment of safety for staff and patients.
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|Keywords||Conversion table tool development;
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