Does administration of glucose gel prevent the need for intravenous glucose in infants with hypoglycemia?
Nancy P. Mizzoni, MSN, RN, CPNP, School of Nursing, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Hypoglycemia in neonates is a serious yet preventable condition that can lead to lifelong disability. If feeding is unsuccessful admission to the special care unit for intravenous glucose is usually indicated, separating the mother and baby. This quality improvement explores if glucose gel administration prevents the need for IV glucose.
29th International Nursing Research Congress: Innovative Global Nursing Practice and Education Through Research and Evidence-based Practice, July 19-23, 2018. Melbourne, Australia.
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