Diabetic emergencies in adults
Tina Moore Senior lecturer, School of Health and Social Sciences, Middlesex University, Middlesex
In this article the author discusses three diabetic emergencies: diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar non-ketotic syndrome and hypoglycaemia, which all require prompt recognition and appropriate intervention.
Nursing Standard. 18, 46,45-52. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.07.18.46.45.c3658
Published in print: 28 July 2004Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review