Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
School of Nursing
The purpose of this systematic review was to investigate the current literature and examine the impact of dexamethasone on blood glucose levels in the adult diabetic surgical patient when used in the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting. The findings of this systematic review concluded dexamethasone 8mg IV was associated with an increase in perioperative blood glucose levels, although the increase may not have been statistically significant.
McBurney, Jessie, "Dexamethasone in the Adult Diabetic Surgical Patient" (2020). Master's Theses, Dissertations, Graduate Research and Major Papers Overview. 359.
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