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Diabetic ketoacidosis Podcasts

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a complication of new or existing pediatric diabetes and may be complicated by cerebral injury. Due to this risk, is treated differently than adult DKA. Health care providers must follow a published pediatric-specific protocol when treating pediatric DKA. Early communication with the diabetes specialist at your pediatric referral site is a key element of the management of these patients.

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Emergency Medicine Cases Podcast: Pediatric DKA (2015)

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Dr. Sarah Reid & Dr. Sarah Curtis

Episode 63: In this episode well be asking our guest pediatric emergency medicine experts Dr. Sarah Reid and Dr. Sarah Curtis about the key historical and examination pearls to help pick up this sometimes elusive diagnosis, what the value of serum ketones are in the diagnosis of DKA, how to assess the severity of DKA to guide management, how to avoid the dreaded cerebral edema that all too often complicates DKA, how to best adjust fluids and insulin during treatment, which kids can go home, which kids can go to the floor and which kids need to be transferred to a Pediatric ICU. Published online: April 2015 

Emergency Medicine Cases Podcast: Pediatric DKA (2015)

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Dr. Sarah Reid & Dr. Sarah Curtis

Episode 63: In this episode well be asking our guest pediatric emergency medicine experts Dr. Sarah Reid and Dr. Sarah Curtis about the key historical and examination pearls to help pick up this sometimes elusive diagnosis, what the value of serum ketones are in the diagnosis of DKA, how to assess the severity of DKA to guide management, how to avoid the dreaded cerebral edema that all too often complicates DKA, how to best adjust fluids and insulin during treatment, which kids can go home, which kids can go to the floor and which kids need to be transferred to a Pediatric ICU. Published online: April 2015