Care of People with Diabetes: A Manual of Nursing Practice, 2nd Edition
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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This manual is an essential guide to the care and management of people with diabetes mellitus, aimed at nurses and healthcare professionals, and written by an experienced clinical nurse specialist with extensive knowledge of evidence-based diabetes care. This revised and updated second edition of Care of People with Diabetes serves as an essential companion to clinical practice with a particular emphasis on the acute care setting.
Detailed information is included on the underlying pathophysiology and types of diabetes, assessment and management of diabetes, formulating care plans, and patient instruction. New chapters are included on sexual health, older people, and complementary therapies and the chapter on special circumstances has been substantially revised. Important new information is also included on corticosteroids, brittle diabetes, autonomic neuropathy, teeth, gums and haemochromatosis.