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Diabetes mellitus and anaesthesia. A survey of the peri-operative management of the patient with diabetes mellitus.

Abstract:

A variety of methods are currently available for the management of the diabetic patient in the peri-operative period. A questionnaire about current clinical practice was sent to all anaesthetists in the Oxford region. The majority reported that minor surgery in both insulin treated and noninsulin treated diabetic patients warranted no intervention other than avoidance of meals and medication before surgery, and that, for major surgery, a glucose-insulin-potassium infusion should be used. Fift...

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Dunnet, JM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM, Biomedical Research Centre
Turner, RC More by this author
Journal:
Anaesthesia
Volume:
43
Issue:
7
Pages:
538-542
Publication date:
1988-07-05
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EISSN:
1365-2044
ISSN:
0003-2409
URN:
uuid:cf9857a0-4b31-46f0-a8d5-8a9b4dc0a637
Source identifiers:
13217
Local pid:
pubs:13217

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