Unformatted text preview: normal limits). Every 8 hours: Check fluid intake and output. Check specific gravity of urine. Every day: Weigh patient. Check electrolytes, blood urea nitrogen and blood glucose daily until stabilized. Every 7 to 10 days: Make nutritional assessment. PRN: Observe patient for any untoward responses to tube feeding (i.e., nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, etc.) Check tube placement. Check nitrogen balance....
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- Spring '09
- blood glucose, Blood urea nitrogen, drip rates, Check gravity drip