Heald, Alicia; Mohamed, Abdel-Latif; Kent, Alison
Background/Objective: Hyperglycaemia is common in very premature neonates and is associated with increased risk of intraventricular haemorrhage, necrotising enterocolitis, sepsis and death. Administration of insulin may risk hypoglycaemia and associated complications. To determine effects of insulin infusions in very premature infants on morbidity, mortality and long-term neurodevelopmental outcome. Methods: Retrospective audit of 97 infants delivered at <29 weeks gestation and admitted to The...[Show more]
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