Emergencies in Diabetes: Diagnosis Management and Prevention / Edition 1

Emergencies in Diabetes: Diagnosis Management and Prevention / Edition 1

by Andrew Krentz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471498149

ISBN-13: 9780471498148

Pub. Date: 05/14/2004

Publisher: Wiley

While diabetes can usually be well-controlled using modern therapies, metabolic emergencies inevitably occur. This book provides an easy-to-read yet comprehensive account of emergencies in diabetes conveniently collected into one volume. For each topic, a brief review of the pathophysiology is followed by a description of cardinal clinical features, clinical and

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Overview

While diabetes can usually be well-controlled using modern therapies, metabolic emergencies inevitably occur. This book provides an easy-to-read yet comprehensive account of emergencies in diabetes conveniently collected into one volume. For each topic, a brief review of the pathophysiology is followed by a description of cardinal clinical features, clinical and biochemical assessment and clinical management.

  • Clear, informative text for rapid and easy assimilation
  • Emphasis on evidence-based medicine
  • Effective use of illustrations to highlight and summarize key points

Designed to fit conveniently into the pocket of a white coat, this book should be readily to hand in all hospital medical wards, particularly A&E. It will be useful to junior hospital doctors across a wide range of specialties, senior house officers in general medical training, and nurses involved in the care of patients with diabetes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471498148
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/14/2004
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.47(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Contributors.

1. Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Adults.

2. Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Childhood.

3. Hyperosmolar Non-ketotic Hyperglycaemia.

4. Insulin-Induced Hypoglycaemia.

5. Hypoglycaemia Caused by Insulin Secretagogues.

6. Lactic Acidosis in Diabetes.

7. Management of Diabetes During Surgery, Myocardial Infarction and Labour.

Index.

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