endocrinology

Fatal incident prompts call for better GP education on emergency management of DKA

A fatal case of untreated diabetic ketoacidosis has prompted a coroner to urge the Australian Diabetes Society to provide education to ensure GPs are better able to recognise and manage hyperglycaemic emergencies. The Victorian coroner found that in a 2019 incident, a 62 year old man, Mr Phillip John Sealey,  died of diabetic ketoacidosis at ...

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