Diabetic Emergencies: Diagnosis and Clinical Management

  • Publish Date: 2011-10-03
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Nicholas Katsilambros;Christina Kanaka-Gantenbein;Stavros Liatis;Konstantinos Makrilakis;Nikolaos Tentolouris
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The book explores both the clinical presentation of serious diabetic emergencies (like ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar coma, and severe hyper and hypoglycemia) that consultants and hospital staff encounter in practice and the best methods of both managing the emergencies and also administering follow-up guidance/care.All chapters are clearly structured to highlight: definition of emergency; epidemiology; potential causes, diagnosis, clinical management (including problem areas), follow-up management/care; and patient advice.
Thereare case studies to aid clinical understanding, as well as 5-7 multiple choice questions and several key points/take-home message boxes in every chapter.