Blood glucose monitoring and mananagement in acute stroke care

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Diabetes mellitus is a majorrisk factorfor stroke. Concerns havebeen raised that adults with acute stroke, irrespective of whether ornotthey have a history of diabetes mellitus, are atincreased risk ofexperiencing hyperglycaemia and hypoglycaemia. Hyperglycaemia isassociated with severe stroke and poor clinical outcomes,therefore bloodglucose monitoring and management are essential skills for healthcareprofessionals caring for patients who have had a stroke.
LanguageEnglish
Pages52-56
JournalNursing Standard
Volume28
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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In: Nursing Standard, Vol. 28, No. 19, 2014, p. 52-56.

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