Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 315 - Just when you thought your brain could unwind the medical trivia FFFF
44 year old male with a history of non-complaint Type 1 diabetes. He has been found at home in a semi-conscious state. Describe and interpret this ECG. LITFL Top 100 ECG
Sodium Bicarbonate and Diabetic Ketoacidosis. The correction of the acidaemia in DKA is achieved by correcting the underlying pathophysiology with fluid replacement and insulin
Ketoacidosis is a high anion gap metabolic acidosis due to an excessive blood concentration of ketone bodies (keto-anions).
The slides from my update on DKA given at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Texas College of Emergency Physicians. Yeah, I know it isn’t wilderness, but I don’t have a “regular medicine” blog. EBM Gone Wild Lectures Spider Bites…