Hyperglycemia during acute coronary syndrome: a nurse-managed insulin infusion protocol for stricter and safer control.

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BACKGROUND Diabetic patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) might benefit from tight glycemic control by means of insulin infusion. Nurse-implemented insulin infusion protocols (IIP) are available but none validated in patients with ACS admitted to a coronary care unit (CCU). AIMS To assess feasibility, effectiveness and safety of a new nurse-managed… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2008.12.001

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@article{Avanzini2009HyperglycemiaDA, title={Hyperglycemia during acute coronary syndrome: a nurse-managed insulin infusion protocol for stricter and safer control.}, author={Fausto Avanzini and Giuseppe Marelli and Walter Donzelli and Loredana Sorbara and Enzo Palazzo and Laura Bellato and Elena Lucia Colombo and Maria Carla Roncaglioni and Emma Riva and Mario De Martini}, journal={European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology}, year={2009}, volume={8 3}, pages={182-9} }