Improving hyperglycemia management in the intensive care unit: preliminary report of a nurse-driven quality improvement project using a redesigned insulin infusion algorithm.

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PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of a nurse-driven effort to improve hyperglycemia management in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting. METHODS The setting was the ICU of a large urban hospital. The program was composed of 3 components: nurses as leaders, a clinical pathway to identify patients in need of hyperglycemia… (More)

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@article{Osburne2006ImprovingHM, title={Improving hyperglycemia management in the intensive care unit: preliminary report of a nurse-driven quality improvement project using a redesigned insulin infusion algorithm.}, author={Robert C Osburne and Curtiss B. Cook and Lawrence W Stockton and Marianne Baird and Valerie Harmon and Annie Keddo and Teresa Pounds and Linda Lowey and Joyce A Reid and Kathryn A McGowan and Paul Davidson}, journal={The Diabetes educator}, year={2006}, volume={32 3}, pages={394-403} }