The nurse is caring for a patient with diabetes type 1 who comes in for Day Surgery and takes insulin (aspart and NPH). On admission to the unit, the patientâ€™s blood sugar is 200. Discuss:
–> the pathophysiology of this disease process,
–> assessment of the patient, lab work and diagnostic tests appropriate for this patient before he goes to surgery,
–> discuss the pharmacology, discuss what you would do pertaining to the blood sugar and the administration of the insulins-provide rationale,
–> and the nurses role in caring for this patient before and after the procedure.
Length 670- 800 words
At least 2 resources.