Tag Ketoacidosis
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) potentially life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus resulting from the consequences of insulin deficiency
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Alcoholic Ketoacidosis

Alcoholic Ketoacidosis: rare; small proportion of chronic ethanol abusers; relatively benign if patients given IV dextrose and fluids; unclear aetiology
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Ketoacidosis

Ketoacidosis is a high anion gap metabolic acidosis due to an excessive blood concentration of ketone bodies (keto-anions).