Risk factors

Osmolarity formulae can predict risk in DKA

Hyperosmolarity in people with diabetes ketoacidosis appears to be an independent predictor of mortality and other adverse outcomes. A retrospective study from the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS) Adult Patients Database, comprised data from more than 17,000 patients with diabetes ketoacidosis admitted to ICUs over a 15-year period. Serum osmolarity was calculated ...

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