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Write Blood Sugar Reading on Wristband


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DIABETICS
Write Blood Sugar Reading on Wristband

In holding, when we check a diabetic's blood sugar, we not only give them a diabetic wristband, we write the actual blood sugar reading on the band and time it was checked. This allows a simple check for the PACU nurse and makes it easier on the OR circulator to give report.

Natasha Gladbach, RN
Jefferson City (Mo.) Medical Group Outpatient Surgery Center
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