Journal of Nursing & Care

ISSN: 2167-1168

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Mokhtar Abdu Hameed

Department of Nursing,

  • Research Article
    Efficacy of Nurses Led Insulin Protocol to Control Blood Glucose among Critically Ill Patients
    Author(s): Mokhtar Abdu HameedMokhtar Abdu Hameed

    Aim and objectives: This study aimed to determine the efficacy of nurse led insulin protocol to control blood glucose among critically ill patients. Background: Hyperglycemia is a common problem among critically ill patients in the ICUs that consistently linked with worsened clinical outcomes in various groups of patients. Thus, ensuring effectiveness, safety and a high-quality glycemic control can be achieved with a protocol that combining continuous intravenous insulin with frequent bedside blood glucose monitoring. Design: Quasi-experimental design was used in this study. Methods: This study was conducted in the ICU departments at Alexandria Main University Hospital on 60 newly admitted hyperglycemic critically ill patients. They randomly assigned into two groups; control group and intervention.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-1168.1000476

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