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Glycemic Control and Intravenous Insulin within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Podcast Pearl

March 29, 2019

Glycemic Control and Intravenous Insulin within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Podcast Pearl

By Diane Szaflarski, PharmD & Valerie Sheehan, Pharm.D.

  1. Identify considerations for glycemic control within the ICU.
  2. Identify patients to be considered for intravenous insulin (IVI) therapy.
  3. Describe parameters required for IVI therapy in special patient populations.
  4. Describe proper blood glucose (BG) management for ICU patients.
  5. List risk factors predisposing patients to hypo- or hyperglycemia.
  6. Identify when conversion of a patient from IVI to Basal-bolus-Correction (B-b-C) is appropriate.
  7. List the steps of creating and implementing an IVI Protocol.
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