Empowering Nurses Through a Nurse-Directed Blood Glucose Protocol in the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit

L., Oberlander
April 2008
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2008, Vol. 28 Issue 2, pe29
Academic Journal
An abstract of the study "Empowering Nurses Through a Nurse-Directed Blood Glucose Protocol in the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit," by L. Oberlander is presented.


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