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Section 8 - MEDICATION GUIDELINES
Dextrose 10% (D10W) in 250mL Saline
- Dextrose is a simple sugar that the body can rapidly metabolize while in hypoglycemic states.
- Hypoglycemia, Alcoholism with coma, and Altered Level of Consciousness.
- Draw blood sample or perform finger stick and determine blood sugar level prior to administration.
- Ensure adequate and patent venous access.
- 25 gm IVPB (250 mL fluid)
- Refer to Handtevy System for specific dosage.