A comparison of glucagon and glucose in prehospital hypoglycaemia.

  title={A comparison of glucagon and glucose in prehospital hypoglycaemia.},
  author={Maria Howell and Henry R Guly},
  journal={Journal of accident & emergency medicine},
  volume={14 1},
OBJECTIVE To compare intramuscular glucagon with intravenous glucose in the prehospital management of hypoglycaemia in adults. METHODS In the first part of the trial all UK ambulance services were asked how their personnel treat prehospital episodes of hypoglycaemia. In the second part, two protocols for treating prehospital hypoglycaemia were studied. In phase 1, intramuscular glucagon 1 mg was used. In phase 2, intravenous glucose 25 g was used; if intravenous access was not possible… CONTINUE READING
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