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Progressive cerebral oedema complication of DKA in children related to fluids therapy both fluid type and regime.
Provide rationale for intravenous fluids regime you would recommend for initial 24hrs in treatment of child in DKA relate fluids and electrolyte physiology to justify responses
Serum potassium level may be normal in child DKA while whole body potassium is depleted.
Explain how osmotic diuresis occurs in DKA
How does it affect potassium movement within the body
An insulin infusion is an integral part of the treatment of DKA
What is the role of insulin in correcting hyperbola emit
What are the nursing responsibilities when caring for a child with DKA who has an insulin infusion,
Use literature to support answers.
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