by Cathy Parkes October 22, 2019
Glucagon is a hyperglycemic agent used to treat severe hypoglycemia when a patient is unable to take oral glucose (ex: unconscious patient). HINT: When the glucose is all GONE, take glucagon. Administer via IM or IV. Provide food as soon as patient is able to safely swallow.
To learn more about hypoglycemia, check out our video on diabetes complications.