What is the management of patients with diabetic ketoacidosis?

What is the management of patients with diabetic ketoacidosis?

Dr. Anil Gurnani, Group Director, Intensive Care & Anesthesiology, Kailash Group of Hospitals, will discuss the management of patients with diabetic ketoacidosis, in this video. Patient with diabetic ketoacidosis has intracellular dehydration. Normal saline is the first and foremost used to treat the patient. He will also explain that it is necessary to treat the cause. These patients are to be put on intravenous insulin even if the blood sugar is not high. He will also explain how many units are to be given.

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Dr. Anil Gurnani

DA, DNB, FCCS (USA), FICCM, Graduate & Post Graduate from Safdarjang Hospital, Delhi, Diplomat National Board in Anaesthesiology. Fellow, Indian College of Critical Care Medicine. Chairperson, Infection Control Committee and Drugs & Therapeutic Committee and Incharge CME Activities of the Hospital. Certified training in Advance Nutrition Course in Critically ill patients (Bangkok). Certified Trainee in Poisons Control in SEARO (South East Asian Regional Organisation, WHO). Certified ALS from European Resuscitation Council, Brussels. Visiting Consultant to the ICU of Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney & The Canberra Hospital, Australia. Certified Fundamental Critical Care Support Course (FCCS), from SCCM (Hawai ,USA). Recognized Teacher (ISCCM) for Post Doctorate courses in Critical Care. Certified NABH Assessor.

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