Chapter 10. Diabetic Hyperglycaemic Emergencies

  1. Peter J. Watkins1,
  2. Stephanie A. Amiel2,
  3. Simon L. Howell3 and
  4. Eileen Turner4

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760277.ch10

Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition

Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Watkins, P. J., Amiel, S. A., Howell, S. L. and Turner, E. (2008) Diabetic Hyperglycaemic Emergencies, in Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760277.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    King's College Hospital, London

  2. 2

    King's College, London

  3. 3

    King's College, London

  4. 4

    King's College Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107259

Online ISBN: 9780470760277

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Keywords:

  • diabetic ketoacidosis;
  • insulin deficiency;
  • hyperosmolar non-ketotic states;
  • acidosis;
  • gastroparesis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis

  • Hyperosmolar Non-Ketotic Coma

  • Treatment of Cerebral Oedema

  • Lactic Acidosis