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.

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



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