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ddspoons's version from 2016-10-26 04:45

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Question Answer
Glucose/Dextrose Trade nameD50 50% Dextrose
ClassificationCarbohydrate
Action effectsRaises BSL using electrolytes
IndicationsHypoglycemia
Side effectsTissue Necrosis if infiltration occurs with IV
ContraindicationsCVA Intracranial hemorrhage consider D25
Adult dose25g to 50g IV IO lower doses can be given
Adult expected dose25g / 50ml IV IO given slowly there are 25g in a vile
Peds dose0.5 -1 gm/kg IV IO with a max of 25 g (D25 if under 1y/o D10 if under 1 month
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