Beware of undetected hypoglycaemia.

Abstract

Hypoglycaemia leading to altered consciousness level in patients with diabetes is a commonly encountered problem in the emergency department. Prompt diagnosis and the institution of appropriate therapy usually results in a significant improvement in the patient's condition. Capillary blood glucose evaluation is routinely used on patients presenting to the… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/emj.2009.078220

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