Sep 6, 2018
In this episode, we cover the anatomy of a DKA resuscitation.
Check the post out for some juicy pearls.
As always, the pitfalls:
- Missing an underlying cause of DKA, especially sepsis.
The primary cause of death among patients admitted with DKA
isn't the DKA itself, but rather associated conditions (mostly
- Bolusing large volumes of normal saline will make the
patient more acidotic. This is generally not a
major problem, but it can be for the patient who starts out
severely acidotic at baseline.