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Dextrose Gel As A First-Line Treatment for Hypoglycemia
Neonatal hypoglycemia is the most frequent metabolic disorder experienced by newborns after birth and is the leading cause of admissions in the neonatal intensive care units (NICU). If hypoglycemia is not properly diagnosed ...
Incorporation of Dextrose Gel into the Newborn Glucose Management Policy as a Treatment for Asymptomatic Hypoglycemic Term Neonates
Purpose: This quality improvement project was aimed to decrease admissions of term neonates to the NICU for treatment of hypoglycemia. A secondary aim was to identify the cost per dose of glucose gel.|Background: Hypoglycemia ...