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Pediatric Hypoglycemia

Date Last Search Run: Feb 01, 2022
Table last updated: May 02, 2021
Data last added: Dec 09, 2015

Recommendation RECOMMENDATION FOR INTERVENTION
STRENGTH OF EVIDENCE FOR INTERVENTION   SUPPORTIVE (Green) NEUTRAL (Yellow) AGAINST (Red) NOT YET GRADED (White)
1 (strong evidence exists)      
2 (fair evidence exists)    
3 (weak evidence exists)      


Interventions

D50W
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference

Glucagon
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference

Oral Glucose
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference

Point of Care Blood Glucose Monitoring
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
II Supportive (Green) Detection of hypoglycemia Process PH-Paramedic Lavery RF., Allegra JR., Cody RP., Zacharias D., Schreck DM. A prospective evaluation of glucose reagent test strips in the prehospital setting. Am J Emerg Med 1991; 9(4):304-8. Medline
II Supportive (Green) Sensitivity and specificity Process ED-MD Scott PA., Wolf LR., & Spadafora MP. Accuracy of reagent strips in detecting hypoglycemia in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med 1998; 32(3):305-309. Medline
III Supportive (Green) Need for hypoglycemic treatment Patient PH-Paramedic Vilke GM., Castillo EM., Ray LU., Murrin PA., Chan TC. Evaluation of pediatric glucose monitoring and hypoglycemic therapy in the field. Pediatr Emerg Care 2005; 21(1):1-5. Medline
III Neutral (Yellow) Accuracy of glucose measurement Process ED-MD Johnson PL., Luther RJ., Hipp S., Stegeman M., Green AJ. A comparative evaluation of bedside capillary blood glucose monitoring devices designed for hospital use. Diabetes Educator 1995; 21(5):420-5. Medline


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