In caring for a diabetic client on insulin, the nurse should observe what nursing intervention to avoid complications?

 

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- Rotate sites for providing insulin.

- Mix long acting insulin first.

- Reuse syringes for a week before replacing.

- Encourage discarding the needles in the garbage.

Rationale

The nurse should rotate sites for providing insulin and should draw up regular insulin first. Needles should be used for one time only and discarded into a plastic biohazard container.

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