Churchill's Pocketbook of Diabetes / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Elsevier Health Sciences
Churchill's Pocketbook of Diabetes is the only practical pocketbook written for the non-specialist health care worker in regular contact with diabetic patients. It's designed to help workers make decisions on the day-to-day management of patients and answer questions about the effect and implications of the disease. It's suitable for diabetic nurses as well as interns and residents.
Table of Contents
Biochemistry of the Syndromes of Diabetes (NIDDM, MODY, IDDM). Classification of Diabetes/Glucose Intolerance. Clinical Features of Diabetes. Diagnosis of Diabetes. Diet Therapy (IDDM, NIDDM). Insulin Treatment (IDDM, NIDDM). Hyperglycaemic Emergencies (DKA, HONK, LA). Hypoglycaemia (Insulin,Oral Agents). Retinopathy. Neuropathy (Including Diabetic Foot Disease). Nephropathy. Lipids and Macrovascular Disease. Management of Intercurrent Illness, Surgery, Etc. Pregnancy. Childhood and Adolescence. Diabetes in the Elderly. Diabetes in Ethnic Minorities. Social and Legal Aspects of Diabetes