Perioperative management of the diabetic patient.

  title={Perioperative management of the diabetic patient.},
  author={B A Kolawole},
  journal={Der Internist},
  volume={33 6},
  • B A Kolawole
  • Published 1980 in
    Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the…
BACKGROUND The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is increasing worldwide and many more diabetics are requiring surgical intervention for various reasons. There is no general agreement on a satisfactory routine for managing diabetics during surgery while many aspects of its care also remain controversial. METHOD The broad medical literature on the perioperative management of the diabetic surgical patient was reviewed. Meta analysis, review articles, original articles and expert recommendations… CONTINUE READING