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Clinical Pocket Reference: Diabetes

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Clinical Pocket Reference: DiabetesDiabetes Clinical Pocket Reference book provides a succinct source of useful clinical information to assist with the rapid and effective management of the patient with diabetes by the non specialist.

This 44 page pocket-sized book fits comfortably into a pocket and provides instant access to information nurses need quickly every day. 

Coverage includes:
  • introduction including types of diabetes mellitus, diagnosis, common symptoms and comparison of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  • daily management including supporting self-care, medications, common insulin regimens, tips for blood glucose monitoring, life style, driving and employment issues
  • acute care including diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar non-ketotic coma, hypoglycaemia, lactic acidosis, acute myocardial infarction, sepsis and wound control
  • continuing care including long-term complications, HbA1c units, chronic disease management, assessment of blood glucose control, vascular and neuropathic complications, micro and macro vascular complications and erectile dysfunction 
  • transient issues including illness and insulin requirements, steroid therapy, fasting with religion and surgery, pregnancy and travel
Dozens of charts and illustrations are included.

The wipeable page surface allows nurses to make notes and remove them easily.
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