Acute diabetic emergencies and their management

C. Charalambous, I. Schofield, Rayaz Malik

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Abstract

Diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar non-ketotic coma are two life-threatening emergencies of diabetes. A number of precipitating factors are implicated although infection is likely to be the commonest cause. The presentation, management and complications of these emergencies are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)132-135
Number of pages4
JournalCare of the Critically Ill
Volume15
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

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Emergencies
Precipitating Factors
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Coma
Infection

Keywords

  • Bacterial infection
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperosmolar
  • Ketoacidosis
  • Non-ketotic coma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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Charalambous, C., Schofield, I., & Malik, R. (1999). Acute diabetic emergencies and their management. Care of the Critically Ill, 15(4), 132-135.

Acute diabetic emergencies and their management. / Charalambous, C.; Schofield, I.; Malik, Rayaz.

In: Care of the Critically Ill, Vol. 15, No. 4, 1999, p. 132-135.

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Charalambous, C, Schofield, I & Malik, R 1999, 'Acute diabetic emergencies and their management', Care of the Critically Ill, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 132-135.
Charalambous, C. ; Schofield, I. ; Malik, Rayaz. / Acute diabetic emergencies and their management. In: Care of the Critically Ill. 1999 ; Vol. 15, No. 4. pp. 132-135.
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