Management of asymptomatic hypogiycaemia in neonates
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Management of asymptomatic hypogiycaemia in neonates


This article is based on a systematic review (Hewitt et al 2005), which extends a review undertaken by the World Health Organization (WHO 1997a). The article discusses: signs of hypoglycaemia; effectiveness of type of feeds in preventing hypoglycaemia and maintaining blood glucose levels; effectiveness of timing of feeds in preventing hypoglycaemia; effectiveness of thermoregulation in preventing hypoglycaemia; implications for practice; and recommendations.

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Nursing Standard. 22, 8,35-38. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.10.22.8.35.c6228

Published in print: 31 October 2007

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