It’s a false economy to screen neonates for hypoglycaemia with cheaper but less accurate non-enzymatic glucometers, according to a New Zealand cost-analysis of cot-side screening methods. The study authors say non-enzymatic glucometers are designed for use in adults and their precision is optimised for normoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia. In the hypoglycaemic range, they have been shown to ...
Sweet priced glucometers put infants at risk
By Mardi Chapman
3 Aug 2018