Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Now@NEJM on diabetic ketoacidosis

Nice overview of Diabetic Ketoacidosis by the NEJM blog.

"The latest review in the Fluids and Electrolytes series focuses on the safe removal of excess hydrogen ions, the administration of sodium bicarbonate, and the possible contribution of intracellular acidosis to the development of cerebral edema in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis. Several of the issues facing clinicians who care for patients with diabetic ketoacidosis are related to acid-base disorders."

The full article is here ...

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