Diabetes Mellitus

  • G. M. Woerlee
Part of the Developments in Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology book series (DCCA, volume 18)


Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common endocrine disorders afflicting surgical patients. It is not a benign disease as it causes significant morbidity, and is associated with a number of potentially serious problems in the perioperative period.


Autonomic Neuropathy Plasma Glucose Concentration Total Daily Dose Oral Hypoglycaemic Agent Osmotic Diuresis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. M. Woerlee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiaUniversity Hospital of LeidenThe Netherlands

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