Churchill's Pocketbook of Diabetes E-Book

Churchill's Pocketbook of Diabetes E-Book

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The incidence of diabetes is increasing at epidemic proportions worldwide, presenting a huge challenge to modern medicine. In response, scientific advances in the understanding of diabetes and its complications are being translated into improved clinical practice at ever faster rates. Greater understanding of aetiopathogenesis of the different types of diabetes, the emerging roles of novel pharmacological agents and the importance placed on multidisciplinary team working and multi-risk-factor treatment all contribute to this.

Now in a fully revised second edition, this clear, concise guide to modern diabetes and its management will prove invaluable to all health professionals in this field.

  • Suitable for instant reference in the clinic or office.
  • Helps answer the questions which diabetic patients will direct at their carers about their disease, its causes, prognosis and consequences for their lifestyle.
  • Offers practical and accessible advice on all aspects of the condition from presentation and diagnosis to organisation of care.
  • Suitable for diabetic nurses as well as junior doctors.
  • Evidence based boxes give the rationale behind treatment decisions.
  • Colour illustrations of important conditions such as diabetic retinopathy and foot disease.
  • Key points highlighted throughout the book, vital/high risk points emphasized with exclamation mark icon.
  • More information on insulin therapy, dyslipidaemia, macrovascular disease and hypertension.
  • Complete rewrite of oral antidiabetic agents section.
  • Smaller, more pocketable page size.
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781455742110
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date: 07/16/2012
    Series: Churchill Pocketbooks
    Sold by: Barnes & Noble
    Format: NOOK Book
    Pages: 344
    File size: 3 MB

    Table of Contents

    Biochemistry and classification. Diagnosis, initial management and education. Management of diabetes. Acute metabolic complications. Complications. Special topics

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