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From October 2011, how is a patient's glycosylated haemoglobin level expressed?
New HbA1C now expressed in mmol/mol not as %
From October 2011, what are the acceptable upper and lower limits of HbA1C for diabetic patients?
48 - 58 mmol/mol
What are the acceptable upper and lower blood glucose levels before meals?
3.5 - 5.5 mmol/l fasting
What are the acceptable upper and lower blood glucose levels after meals?
< 8 mmol/l 2 hours after eating
Describe what PQRST stands for in relation to a pain history
P - what provokes or palliates the pain?
Q - pain quality & quantity?
R - is pain regional or radiating?
S - pain severity & scaled assessment
T - timing and type of onset
What is a common osteomyelitis a/b regime?
Three months of
Fusidic Acid + Flucloxacillin
name the three main goals of wound care
Offload Pressure
Control Exudate
Control Infection