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Endocrinology 

Endocrinology
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Endocrinology
Author(s):

Tim Raine

, James Dawson

, Stephan Sanders

, and Simon Eccles

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199683819.003.0010
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date: 09 December 2021

Hypoglycaemia emergency

Hypoglycaemia

Hyperglycaemia emergency

Hyperglycaemia

Sliding scales

Diabetes mellitus

Pituitary axis

Adrenal disease

Thyroid disease

Call for senior help early if patient deteriorating.

Blood glucose is normally >3.5mmol/l

Poorly controlled diabetics can have symptoms of hypoglycaemia with a glucose >3.5mmol/l.

Protect airway...

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