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The Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Adults

The Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Adults
A number of modifications have been made including addition of the criteria to define resolution of DKA and the option to continue human basal insulins in patients who normally take these to manage their day-to-day diabetes.The management is clearly presented and divided into a number of key steps in the care pathway; the first hour, the next six hours, next twelve hours etc.
Date of publication
September 2013
Joint British Diabetes Societies for Inpatient Care (JBDS-IP)
Lead authors
Dr Ketan Dhatariya, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation TrustDr Mark Savage, Bendigo Health, Australia