by Cathy Parkes October 22, 2019

LevelUpRN Glucagon Tip of the Day 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.


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