Grand Montecito Animal Hospital Las Vegas, NV, United States
General Veterinary Technician Session: Hyperglycemia Hyperosmolar Syndrome, or HHS, is a syndrome that can occur in diabetics and these patients are often called a DKA, but if they are treated as a DKA, the outcomes will be devastating. Treating a HHS is extremely difficult and prognosis is poor- but what can we do as nurses to help? Come learn about these difficult diabetics.
Describe what is Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome
Explain how you know if your patient is HHS or DKA
Describe how is treatment different for a DKA vs an HHS
Explain what nurses need to know about the HHS patients