Equipment 8-324 - Glucometer

Polk, Hickory, Cedar, & St Clair EMS Protocols


Scope of Practice:

Indications:

Contraindications:

Precautions:

Procedure:

Blood Sugar Ranges:

Patient Critical low Low Normal High Critical high
Adult female 0 - 40 41 - 64 65 - 105 106 - 349 350 +
Adult male 0 - 40 41 -74 75 - 110 111 - 349 350 +
1 mo - 15 yr old 0 - 40 41 - 74 75 - 110 111 - 124 125 +
7 day - 30 day old 0 - 40 41 - 59 60 -105 106 - 124 125 +
1 day - 6 day old 0 - 29 30 - 49 50 -80 81 - 125 125 +
Less than 24 hrs old 0 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 60 61 - 125 125 +


Citations:


Change Log:

DateLink to
previous
version
Description of change
12/15/13pdfAdded EMT scope of practice statement.
09/22/17pdfAdded indication for hyperglycemia.
08/24/18pdfAdded glucose ranges.
07/04/20Renumbered the section to allow for future additions.
08/07/20pdfAdded content (without substantive modification) from old Section 8-120 - Glucometer.
06/11/21pdfMoved to emsprotocols.online

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