Glucose control, Glucose management, Community hospital, Glucose protocol, Insulin dosing



  1. Eigsti, Janice RN, BSN, CCRN
  2. Henke, Kim RN, MSN, MPA


Blood glucose monitoring and control are an important component of nursing care for the critically ill patient. This article discusses the efforts of one community hospital in the development of a tight blood glucose management protocol for cardiopulmonary bypass patients.