In this section
Note: This guideline is currently under review.
The aim of this guideline is to guide the
initial treatment of hypoglycaemia in the newborn infant including the
early management of refractory hypoglycaemia
risk of developing hypoglycaemia include:
with hypoglycaemia are initially asymptomatic and detection is based on
surveillance of at-risk infants.
Those who are
symptomatic may present with the following:
BSL <1.0mmol/L or unrecordable:
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Please remember to read the disclaimer.
development of this nursing guideline was coordinated by Trudy Holton, Clinical Nurse Educator, Butterfly Ward,
and approved by the Nursing Clinical Effectiveness Committee. Updated December 2015.