Protocol 2-572 - Hypoglycemia

Polk, Hickory, Cedar, & St Clair EMS Protocols







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NEMSIS Protocol: 9914125 - Medical-Hypoglycemia/Diabetic Emergency


Change Log:

DateLink to
Description of change
10/04/13pdfRemoved (entire tube) from oral Glucose.
11/17/15pdfAdded comment that medical control must be contacted if any ALS intervention has been performed prior to PRC.
07/22/16pdfMoved Dextrose and Glucagon to AEMT section.
08/24/17pdfRemoved D50W and D25W.
09/22/17Reduced treatment threshold from 70 to 60. Removed ALS requirement if level below 40. Added requirement for medical control if no cause of hypoglycemia has been identified. Added more specific pediatric age/weight based dosages for Glucagon.
07/23/19pdfAdded options to mix Thiamine with LRD10W for infusion.
04/17/20pdfAdded content (without substantive modification) from old Protocol 4-120 - Hypoglycemia.
10/28/20pdfFixed typo allowing intranasal Glucagon.
06/06/21pdfMoved to
02/25/22pdfAfter discussion at protocol committee meeting and research, it was decided to leave the probable typo that indicated Glucagon could be given intranasal.
02/28/22Changed link for Thiamine.

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