How Do You Get a Diabetic Patient Ready for Emergency Surgery?

  • S. E. Bergentz
  • L. Smith
  • H. G. Borst
Conference paper


Any diabetic patient coming for emergency surgery may suffer from a metabolic decompensation, that is:
  • ketoacidosis

  • hyperosmolar dehydration and, usually, hyperglycemia.


Diabetic Patient Urinary Bladder Emergency Surgery Central Venous Pressure Severe Hypoglycemia 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. E. Bergentz
    • 1
  • L. Smith
    • 2
  • H. G. Borst
    • 3
  1. 1.MalmöSweden
  2. 2.Loma LindaUSA
  3. 3.HannoverGermany

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