Prevalence of stress hyperglycemia among patients attending a pediatric emergency department.

@article{Bhisitkul1994PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of stress hyperglycemia among patients attending a pediatric emergency department.},
  author={Donna M. Bhisitkul and A Leslie Morrow and Aaron I Vinik and Justine Shults and Joanne Layland and Ralf Rohn},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1994},
  volume={124 4},
  pages={547-51}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and clinical characteristics associated with stress hyperglycemia among children and adolescents attending a pediatric emergency department. DESIGN Patients who required a venipuncture for evaluation of an acute illness or injury from October 1992 to March 1993 in an urban pediatric emergency department were enrolled and screened prospectively for hyperglycemia (glucose level > or = 8.3 mmol/L; > or = 150 mg/dl). Data were collected regarding demographic… CONTINUE READING

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