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Diabetes for Nurses, 2nd Edition

Diabetes for Nurses, 2nd Edition

Lynne Jerreat

ISBN: 978-1-861-56295-1

Jun 2003

300 pages

Select type: Paperback

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This is the second edition of the comprehensive guide to diabetes for nurses and is updated to take account of changes in dietary advice, legislation and terminology. The text addresses diabetes as both a biochemical disease and a psychosocial problem. It provides research-based information with suggestions for problem solving and planning.

The book is divided into three sections. The first introduces diabetes and examines the altered physiology, the diagnosis, the treatments available and the complications of diabetes. The second section addresses the practice of patient education and the clinical management of diabetes. The third section puts diabetes in care into context. It examines the broader issues involved in diabetes care, including the psychological and ethical aspects of diabetes.

Diagnosis and Classification of Diabetes Mellitus.

The Treatment of diabetes.

Complications of Diabetes.

Education of The Person With Diabetes.

Commonly Occurring Situations Which Make Diabetes More Difficult to Control.

Care of Diabetes in Special Groups of People.

Psychological Care.

Diabetes care in The Community