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Risk Factors for Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Patient

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for serious hypoglycemia in a hospitalized patient.

Specialty:

Endocrinology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

E16.2, E14.6

Description:

A hospitalized patient may develop hypoglycemia for a number of reasons. Failure to detect hypoglycemia can result in serious complications, especially to the central nervous system.

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