Approaches to the definition of neonatal hypoglycemia.

  • Julie Sinclair
  • Published 1997 in Acta paediatrica Japonica : Overseas edition

Abstract

There is no current agreement on the definition of neonatal hypoglycemia. Three different bases for the definition are presented, with a review of evidence of relevant to each approach. (1) Not commonly encountered; requires evidence of normal distribution of blood glucose concentrations. (2) Increased risk of adverse sequelae; requires evidence of short… (More)

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