List of Tables.
Example Forms and Instruction Sheets.
List of Abbreviations and Symbols.
1 Diagnosing and Classifying Diabetes.
2 Holistic Assessment, Nursing Diagnosis, and Documentation.
3 Monitoring Diabetes Mellitus.
4 Nutrition, Obesity and Exercise.
5 Medicines Management.
7 Hyperglycaemia, Acute Illness, Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA), Hyperosmolar Coma (HONK), and Lactic Acidosis.
8 Long-Term Complications of Diabetes.
9 Management During Surgical and Investigative Procedures.
10 Managing Common Conditions Associated with Diabetes.
11 Diabetes and Sexual Health.
12 Diabetes in Older People.
13 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents.
14 Women, Pregnancy, and Gestational Diabetes.
15 Psychological and Quality of Life Issues Related to Having Diabetes.
16 Diabetes Education.
17 Discharge Planning.
18 Community, Practice Nursing, and Home-Based Care.
19 Complementary and Alternative Therapies and Diabetes.
20 Nursing Care in the Emergency and Outpatient Departments.
Appendix A: Associations Providing Services for People with Diabetes.
Appendix B: Diabetes Reference Material for Nursing Staff.
Appendix C: Reading Material for People with Diabetes.
“I would recommend this book for anybody with an interest of diabetes, whether it is a patient living with diabetes, families and carers and healthcare professionals. The book is ideal for gaining a knowledge base regarding diabetes with suggested reading throughout the book for further knowledge development of diabetes. From a student nurses perspective this book would be an invaluable learning resource within a university setting or a clinical practice setting.” (Nursing Times, 18 March 2015)
- Fully revised new edition of a successful text
- Provides the evidence for best practice
- Includes protocols for consistent care and improvement of patient outcomes
- Each chapter includes lists of key points, boxes highlighting key information, further reading, patient information, and patient care sheets.