Designing An Intervention Program To Control Glucose Level In Intensive Care Unit (ICU) In King Hussein Medical Center, Royal Medical Services

  • Neris Musa Ahmad Hakuz Royal Medical Services, Jordan
  • Amani Mahmoud Al-Tarawneh Royal Medical Services, Jordan
  • Baraah Walied Amireh Royal Medical Services, Jordan
  • Husam Alhawari The University of Jordan, Jordan
  • Hiyam Al-Haqeesh Royal Medical Services, Jordan
  • Jaafar Abu Abeeleh Royal Medical Services, Jordan
  • Ahed J Alkhatib Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
  • Mahmoud A Abu Abeeleh The University of Jordan, Jordan

Abstract

Controlling blood glucose level in ICU is one of the main priorities in ICU to decrease mortality rates and morbidity rates and to decrease the healthcare cost. The main objective of the present study is design and implement an intervention protocol in ICU. The method involved a suggested intervention protocol which was applied for 25 ICU patients and their findings were compared with 25 ICU patients in control group. Study findings showed that the intervention protocol was able to reduce mortality rates, positive blood cultures, decreased morning glucose level in the intervention group compared with control group. As a conclusion, controlling blood glucose level in ICU is considered an appropriate approach and leads to better outcome of the patients.

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Published
2016-06-29
How to Cite
Hakuz, N. M. A., Al-Tarawneh, A. M., Amireh, B. W., Alhawari, H., Al-Haqeesh, H., Abeeleh, J. A., Alkhatib, A. J., & Abeeleh, M. A. A. (2016). Designing An Intervention Program To Control Glucose Level In Intensive Care Unit (ICU) In King Hussein Medical Center, Royal Medical Services. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 12(18), 309. https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2016.v12n18p309

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