Remember 2 Things: How to best obtain a glucometer blood sample

Measuring a patient's blood sugar is an increasingly common assessment, performed on any patient with an altered mental status or reduced level of consciousness. Watch for two reminders about the importance of using a spring-loaded lancet and using gravity or a tourniquet to obtain a capillary blood sample.

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