An overview of diabetic ketoacidosis
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An overview of diabetic ketoacidosis

Richard Palmer Staff nurse, St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester, West Sussex

This article provides an overview of diabetic ketoacidosis, a life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus. It highlights the signs, symptoms and acute management of this condition.

Nursing Standard. 19, 10, 42-44. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.11.19.10.42.c3760