EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF
PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical, Medical & Biological Sciences

An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)

European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research (EJPMR) has indexed with various reputed international bodies like : Google Scholar , Indian Science Publications , InfoBase Index (In Process) , SOCOLAR, China , Research Bible, Fuchu, Tokyo. JAPAN , International Society for Research activity (ISRA) , Scientific Indexing Services (SIS) , Polish Scholarly Bibliography , Global Impact Factor (GIF) (Under Process) , Universal Impact Factor , International Scientific Indexing (ISI), UAE  , Index Copernicus , CAS (A Division of American Chemical Society) USA (Under Process) , Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ, Sweden, in process) , UDLedge Science Citation Index , CiteFactor , Directory Of Research Journal Indexing (DRJI) , Indian citation Index (ICI) , Journal Index (JI, Under Process) , Directory of abstract indexing for Journals (DAIJ) , Open Access Journals (Under Process) , Impact Factor Services For International Journals (IFSIJ) , Cosmos Impact Factor , Jour Informatics (Under Process) , Eurasian Scientific Journal Index (ESJI) , International Innovative Journal Impact Factor (IIJIF) , Science Library Index, Dubai, United Arab Emirates , Pubmed Database [NLM ID: 101669306] (Under Process) , IP Indexing (Under Process) , 

 ISSN 2394-3211

Impact Factor: 4.897

 ICV - 79.57

Abstract

A PROSPECTIVE OBSERVATIONAL STUDY ON THE USE OF INSULIN INFUSION IN COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES IN CARDIAC SURGERY AND MEDICAL INTENSIVE CARE UNITS

Robin Jose*, Alwin Jose, Rinto Paul Raju, Christy Sara Andrews, Soumya Shaji, Apollo James and Siva Kumar T.

ABSTRACT

Hyperglycemia is encountered as a major issue for increasing morbidity, mortality and length of stay in critically ill patients with or without the history of diabetes. A good control over the patient’s glucose level is essential for the improvement of patient outcome. For a tight glucose control, proper adherences with the standard operating procedures are very essential. The aim of the study was to determine the compliance of use of insulin infusion with standard operating procedures (SOPs) in cardiac surgery and medical intensive care units of a tertiary care hospital. The study was conducted in the intensive care unit for 3 months with 150 patients who were receiving insulin infusion. For this study, an insulin infusion safety protocol audit tool was prepared as per protocol, which includes the following parameters: initial Glucose Random Blood Sugar (GRBS) assessment, accuracy in Insulin dilution, Labelling of syringe infusion pump and administration of Insulin in increments according to patient need. The compliance of these parameters with the standard operating procedures was evaluated. At the end of the study a progressive improvement in the adherence to the standard operating procedures were observed. All medical practitioners must follow a standard insulin infusion protocol in a hospital. A daily auditing is very useful for ensuring the rational use of insulin.

Keywords: Hyper glycemia, diabetes mellitus, Insulin infusion, Standard operating procedures, Insulin algorithms, syringe infusion pumps.


[Full Text Article]

INDEXING

NEWS & UPDATION

  • EJPMR SEPTEMBER ISSUE PUBLISHED

    SEPTEMBER 2018 Issue has been successfully launched on 1 September 2018

  • New Issue Published

    Its Our pleasure to inform you that, EJPMR 1 September 2018 Issue has been Published, Kindly check it on http://www.ejpmr.com/home/current_issues

  • EJPMR New Impact Factor

    Its our Pleasure to Inform you that EJPMR Impact Factor has been increased from 4.161 to 4.897 due to high quality Publication at International Level

  • Index Copernicus Value

    EJPMR Received Index Copernicus Value 79.57, due to High Quality Publication in EJPMR at International Level

  • Journal web site support Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Saffari for easy download of article without any trouble.

    .

  • Article Invited for Publication

    Article are invited for publication in EJPMR Coming Issue

Google Scholar Indian Science Publications InfoBase Index (In Process) SOCOLAR, China Research Bible, Fuchu, Tokyo. JAPAN International Society for Research activity (ISRA) Scientific Indexing Services (SIS) Polish Scholarly Bibliography Global Impact Factor (GIF) (Under Process) Universal Impact Factor International Scientific Indexing (ISI), UAE Index Copernicus CAS (A Division of American Chemical Society) USA (Under Process) Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ, Sweden, in process) UDLedge Science Citation Index CiteFactor Directory Of Research Journal Indexing (DRJI) Indian citation Index (ICI) Journal Index (JI, Under Process) Directory of abstract indexing for Journals (DAIJ) Open Access Journals (Under Process) Impact Factor Services For International Journals (IFSIJ) Cosmos Impact Factor Jour Informatics (Under Process) Eurasian Scientific Journal Index (ESJI) International Innovative Journal Impact Factor (IIJIF) Science Library Index, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Pubmed Database [NLM ID: 101669306] (Under Process) IP Indexing (Under Process)