Accidents in patients with insulin-treated diabetes: increased risk of low-impact falls but not motor vehicle crashes--a prospective register-based study.

@article{Kennedy2002AccidentsIP,
  title={Accidents in patients with insulin-treated diabetes: increased risk of low-impact falls but not motor vehicle crashes--a prospective register-based study.},
  author={Robert K. L. Kennedy and Jenny Henry and Alistair J. Chapman and Rahul Nayar and Patrick J. Grant and Andrew D. Morris},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2002},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={
          660-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Patients with diabetes mellitus may be at increased risk of accidents, mainly because of hypoglycemia. A variety of approaches have been adopted in an attempt to quantify this risk, but there has not been, to date, a systematic study using a national trauma register. In this study, we report findings from the Scottish Trauma Audit Group database. METHODS The database includes all patients admitted to hospital for 3 or more days, or who died in hospital as a result of their accident… CONTINUE READING
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