Myths in DKA Management

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Myths in DKA Management: The urban legends end here

  1. VBG as good as ABG for diagnosis and treatment
  2. Aggressively replete potassium prior to starting insulin
  3. Bicarbonate is unnecessary in DKA treatment and potentially harmful
  4. A bolus of insulin is unnecessary in DKA treatment and potentially harmful

 

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