Diabetes: Emergency and Hospital ManagementBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7221.1378 (Published 20 November 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1378
- Robert Matz, professor of medicine
- Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York
Simon R Page, George M Hall
BMJ Books, £25, pp 248
ISBN 0 7279 1229 1
What a pleasure to read a two authored work that doesn't equivocate and expresses a consistent viewpoint (as opposed to standard multiauthored texts or dry consensus statements). Better yet, it is light and well written and admirably addresses important aspects of emergencies in diabetes care and hospital management.
Several unique and attractive features of this publication warrant comment It's obvious that the authors have extensive hands-on experience with many of the problems dealt with. Accordingly, their clinical vignettes are associated with practical management gems at every turn. Their coverage of surgery …