Effects of a clinical nursing practice guideline for diabetic patients hospitalized with hyperglycemia on clinical outcomes.
This quasi-experimental research aimed to study the effects of a clinical nursing practice guideline for diabetic patients hospitalized with hyperglycemia on clinical outcomes. The sample consisted of 62 people at Inpatients Department. The research instruments were a clinical nursing practice guideline for diabetic patients hospitalized with hyperglycemia and documentation of nursing outcomes. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, Fisher’s exact test to analyze proportions and Mann-Whitney U test for means. The results show that: 1) Recurrent hyperglycemia and Length of stay in the experimental group was significantly lower than in the control group (p< 0.05) 2) Readmission with hyperglycemia in twenty-eight day of the experimental group was not found to be significantly different from that of control group. And 3) The satisfaction level on a nursing practice guideline for diabetic patients hospitalized with hyperglycemia of the nurse team were excellent.
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