Nursing Mnemonic – How To Remember HYPOGLYCEMIA Signs & Symptoms

HYPOGLYCEMIA is a common health problem that nurses encounter in ER.

It is more common in people with diabetes & occur when blood does not have enough sugar that can used as fuel for body.

Though there are several reasons that can cause hypoglycemia, its signs and symptoms remain same. Hypoglycemic have a typical look and with experience and proper understanding of signs & symptoms any nurse can diagnose hypoglycemic immediately.

Sign & Symptoms of HYPOGLYCEMIA 

1. Confusion & dizziness

2. Irritability

3. Headache

4. Hungry feeling

5. Increased heart rate (Tachycardia). Palpitations & anxiety feeling.

6. Excessive sweating

7. Generalized weakness with poor co-ordination

Nursing student can use mnemonic to remember this signs and symptoms.

we call it as ‘He IS TIRED‘. Use the following info-graphic to remember hypoglycemia mnemonic.

Mursing Mnemonic For Hypoglycemia Symptoms

If you created any great mnemonic then do not hesitate to share it with us in comment section, we love to listen from you.

 

 

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