DKA in Kids

Diabetic Ketoacidosis – remember in paediatrics this may be the 1st presentation of diabetes.

  • Fluid – needs to be more considered that adults due to the risk of cerebral oedema
  • Insulin – WAIT – need 1hr of fluid first
  • Paeds – involve them early

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BSPED Fluid Calculator:BSPED fluid calculator

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