Insulin

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Abstract Number: 327

EVALUATION OF EMORY UNIVERSITY HEALTHCARE INPATIENT CORRECTIVE INSULIN USE: A COMPARISON OF TABLE-BASED VS. FORMULA-BASED ORDERING

Background: Insulin is the preferred agent to manage hyperglycemia in the hospital. However, it is considered a high alert medication due to risk of hypoglycemia and severity of adverse events. In our institution, three hospitals [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:43+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on EVALUATION OF EMORY UNIVERSITY HEALTHCARE INPATIENT CORRECTIVE INSULIN USE: A COMPARISON OF TABLE-BASED VS. FORMULA-BASED ORDERING

Abstract Number: 286

PRANDIAL INSULIN ADMINISTRATION WITH A LA CARTE ORDERING: A PRAGMATIC OBSERVATIONAL STUDY

Background: Glucose management of hospitalized patients with hyperglycemia has many challenges. One of these challenges is the timing of insulin administration in coordination with meal delivery. The Endocrine Society recommends assessing glucose levels within 60 [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:44+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on PRANDIAL INSULIN ADMINISTRATION WITH A LA CARTE ORDERING: A PRAGMATIC OBSERVATIONAL STUDY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 252

DELIVERING HIGH VALUE CARE FOR DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS (DKA) THROUGH IMPLEMENTATION OF AN EVIDENCE-BASED MULTI-DISCIPLINARY CLINICAL PATHWAY

Background: At our urban, academic hospital, use of outdated protocols and unnecessary variations in the care of DKA patients treated with ICU requiring IV insulin protocols have led to multiple safety events, delays in care [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:15:17+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on DELIVERING HIGH VALUE CARE FOR DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS (DKA) THROUGH IMPLEMENTATION OF AN EVIDENCE-BASED MULTI-DISCIPLINARY CLINICAL PATHWAY