Hypoglycemia in critically ill children.

  title={Hypoglycemia in critically ill children.},
  author={Edward Vincent S Faustino and Eliotte Hirshberg and Clifford W Bogue},
  journal={Journal of diabetes science and technology},
  volume={6 1},
BACKGROUND The practice of glycemic control with intravenous insulin in critically ill patients has brought clinical focus on understanding the effects of hypoglycemia, especially in children. Very little is published on the impact of hypoglycemia in this population. We aimed to review the existing literature on hypoglycemia in critically ill neonates and children. METHODS We performed a systematic review of the literature up to August 2011 using PubMed, Ovid MEDLINE and ISI Web of Science… CONTINUE READING