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Currently, there is no established glucose management protocol for our surgical patients. Poor outcomes related to hyperglycemia may include increased morbidity/mortality, surgical site infection (SSI), sepsis, renal, and cardiac concerns. The purpose of this protocol is to improve the care and outcomes for surgical patients through a consistent standardization of glucose management.
Glucose, Glucose monitoring, Surgical patients, perioperative diabetes management
Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism | Other Nursing | Perioperative, Operating Room and Surgical Nursing
Helgeson, Nicole, "Perioperative Glucose Monitoring Protocol" (2022). Nursing Posters. 126.