PulmCrit – Four DKA Pearls

Introduction I have a confession to make: I love treating DKA.   It’s satisfying to take a patient from severe acidosis, electrolytic disarray, and hypovolemia to normal physiology during an ICU shift.   Although it’s usually straightforward, there are some pitfalls and a few tricks that may help your patients improve faster.0 Pearl #1: Avoid normal saline … Continue reading PulmCrit – Four DKA Pearls