There is a need for education programs to concentrate on improving the critical thinking skills associated with interpreting FSBG results.
There is a need for a research-based practice protocol for assessing and interpreting FSBG values.
Patients must be made aware of the situations and conditions which can reduce the accuracy of FSBG levels, such as fever.
The results of this study confirm previous research showing that FSBG is inaccurate for some patients (Atkin et al.
Comparison of Hypothermic and Hyperthermic Groups on Mean FSBG, Venous Bedside Glucose, and Lab Glucose Hypo- thermic Hyperthermic Mean Mean P Between Source N=7 SD N=7 SD Two Groups FSBG 940 36.