Diabetic emergencies in adults
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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.

Correspondence t.moore@mdx.ac.uk

Nursing Standard. 18, 46,45-52. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.

Published in print: 28 July 2004

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