Hypoglycemia and the full-term newborn: how well does birth weight for gestational age predict risk?

  • Teresa S Johnson
  • Published 2003 in
    Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal…
OBJECTIVE To determine whether anthropometric characteristics could be used to accurately predict risk of hypoglycemia in full-term newborns during the early post-birth period. DESIGN Descriptive, utilizing newborn anthropometric measurements singly and in combination to determine risk of neonatal hypoglycemia. The following measurements were obtained… CONTINUE READING