Extended patient care report for an unstable acromegalic cat with hypoglycaemia
Monday, July 2, 2018
This report highlights the complications associated with acromegalic patients in diabetic crisis, and suggests recommendations for the appropriate management and care. Outlined are the concepts of asymptomatic hypoglycaemia, the welfare implications of frequent pinna blood sampling and coma scale monitoring. It also discusses the benefit of using the nursing process for ongoing evaluation of the critical patient.
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