Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a rare yet potentially fatal hyperglycemic crisis that can occur in patients with both type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus.
The authors propose a regimen for managing diabetic ketoacidosis in adults based on available evidence and their experince in the emergency department.
What you should know. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a common, serious, and preventable complication of type 1 diabetes, with a mortality of.
The hospital management of hypoglycaemia in adults with diabetes mellitus. Revised September . Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) in both adults and children 1 -6.
Adult Diabetic Ketoacidosis Emergency Care Pathway. These guidelines are based on the Joint British Diabetes Societies DKA Guidelines (Dhatariya 2013).