Blood Glucose, Point of Care Systems
Glucose monitoring a common invasive intervention in newborn period
•most commonly obtained laboratory value
Appropriate identification of hypoglycemia is critical:
•Severe hypoglycemia can lead to neurologic insult
•Cerebral palsy, developmental delay, seizures, death
Turnquist, Matthew; Haskins, Amy; and Holt, Christina, "Validity of neonatal POC glucose testing" (2019). Maine Medical Center. 699.