Tag Archives: Endocrinology

DKA

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What you need to know… * DKA is a problem of insufficient (or inefficient) insulin * BGL > 250, bicarb < 18, pH < 7.3 = DKA * Problems with DKA are characterized by dehydration, acidosis, and relative hypokalemia. * Maintaining elevated minute ventilation is critical for managing DKA patients requiring airway management or respirtory support * […]