Patient Information Name: Richard Blue Sex: Male Date of birth 1/19/66 Medical record number: #665781 Allergies: peanuts and penicillin History Richard Blue is a 53-year-old African American male with Past medical history of Type II DM. He was admitted 2 days ago to the nursing unit with the diagnosis of uncontrolled Diabetes, after obtaining a glucose reading of 300.
What are pertinent assessments for a diabetic patient? 2. Why is the skin assessment important for a diabetic patient? 3. What nursing interventions are essential to maintain skin integrity? 4. What immediate actions would be taken by the nurse, when discovering any discrepancy during the physical exam? 5. What is the process for reporting a medication error?