Root cause analysis of diabetic ketoacidosis admissions at a tertiary referral pediatric emergency department in North India

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Muralidharan Jayashree; Rohit Sasidharan; Sunit Singhi; Karthi Nallasamy; Mullai Baalaaji; (2017)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism,volume 21,issue 5,pages710-714 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5628541, doi: 10.4103/ijem.IJEM_178_17
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | Original Article | Complications | diabetic ketoacidosis | developing economy | RC648-665 | RC799-869 | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | root cause analysis

Objectives: To identify system-based factors contributing to Emergency Department (ED) admissions of children with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and related complications with emphasis on parental and physician awareness and prereferral management. Materials and Methods: ... View more
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