Adherence to pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis guidelines by community emergency departments' providers.
Int J Emerg Med 2017 Dec 21;10(1):11. Epub 2017 Mar 21.
Section of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA.
Background: Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a common presentation of type I diabetes mellitus to the emergency departments. Most children with DKA are initially managed in community emergency departments where providers may not have easy access to educational resources or pediatric-specific guidelines and protocols that are readily available at pediatric academic medical centers. The aim of this study is to evaluate adherence of community emergency departments in the state of Indiana to the pediatric DKA guidelines. Read More