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    • Dextrose Gel As A First-Line Treatment for Hypoglycemia 

      Perez, Ricardo (2018)
      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 ...
    • Evaluation of Oral Glucose Gel Implementation 

      Burdett, Emily (2018)
      Background: Oral glucose gel has been utilized in adults to treat hypoglycemia for numerous years, however it has only been recently used in the neonatal population. While the exact level at which hypoglycemia is detrimental ...
    • The Golden Hour and Intraventricular Hemorrhage 

      Khut, Anita; Barnes, Alicia; Skinner, Sarah (2017)
      Low birth weight and extremely premature infants, especially those under 32 weeks gestation, have a significantly greater incidence of morbidity and mortality than those infants born greater than 37 weeks gestation. With ...
    • Implementation of a Late Preterm Infant Protocol 

      Beck, Carol; Baas Rubarth, Lori; Beckvermit Prine, Kelli; Smith, Debra; Trower, Martha (2014)
      Problem: Late preterm infants are often considered and treated as functionally mature at birth. Research has proven the late preterm infant has a higher risk of morbidity and mortality in comparison to infants born at term ...
    • Incorporation of Dextrose Gel into the Newborn Glucose Management Policy as a Treatment for Asymptomatic Hypoglycemic Term Neonates 

      Elliott, Caelan (2019)
      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 ...