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Management strategy for steroid-induced malglycemia during cancer treatment.

Authors
  • De Vos-Schmidt, Diane
  • Dilworth, Kris
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing
Publisher
Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2014
Volume
18
Issue
1
Pages
41–44
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1188/14.CJON.41-44
PMID: 24476725
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Malglycemia is a temporary problem that has significant negative sequelae. This article attempts to clarify and educate oncology nurses about the impact and management of steroid-induced malglycemia on patients with cancer receiving treatment. A management algorithm is provided to aid in evaluation and treatment decisions.

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