DKA Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Until the hospital's supply of K Phosphate has been replenished, the following changes will be implemented:

  • D10 NS with 20 mEq K Acetate/L and 20 mEq of K Phosphate/L will be replaced with D10 NS with 40 mEq of KCl/L
  • NS with 20 mEq K Acetate/L and 20 mEq of K Phosphate/L will be replaced with NS with 40 mEq KCl/L

 


 

Diabetic Ketoacidosis Algorithm

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DKA Algorithm

 


 

Initiate Insulin Drip

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Insulin Algorithm

 

 


These guidelines do not establish a standard of care to be followed in every case. It is recognized that each case is different and those individuals involved in providing health care are expected to use their judgment in determining what is in the best interests of the patient based on the circumstances existing at the time. It is impossible to anticipate all possible situations that may exist and to prepare guidelines for each. Accordingly these guidelines should guide care with the understanding that departures from them may be required at times.


Algorithm Legend

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