Emergency! Ketoacidosis

CPD
19m
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Lecture Overview

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious medical emergency and should be avoided at all costs. But, do you know how to prevent it? In this short and sharp refresher on DKA, learn the warning signs of this state and what to do if someone presents in DKA. A must-watch for all health professionals.

Educators

Portrait of Peta Tauchmann
Peta Tauchmann

Peta Tauchmann has worked as a diabetes educator since 1998. In 2003, she established a private practice in diabetes education in Brisbane and, in 2015, she was endorsed as a nurse practitioner. Professionally, she enjoys a range of activities, working in her own community-based clinics and contributing to local and national projects designed to improve the care of people with diabetes. She enjoys working in an area of healthcare that is meaningful, constantly changing and intellectually stimulating. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD19m of CPD
First Published24 August 2017
Updated24 August 2017
Expires
19 July 2018
Topics
Diabetes Mellitus
Autoimmune Diseases
Medication Safety
Medications
Insulin Therapy
Critical Care
Emergency
Intensive Care
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