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ea0027p45 | (1) | BSPED2011

Uptake of BSPED revised guidelines for paediatric DKA management in Scotland

Livingstone Emma , Ardill Rosalyn

Introduction: Diabetic ketoacidosis remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children with type 1 diabetes. BSPED guidelines for management of paediatric DKA were revised in 2009.Methods: We performed a telephone questionnaire of all 13 centres in Scotland who provide inpatient paediatric (<16 years) care, and reviewed their DKA guidelines. These were audited against the 2009 BSPED guidelines. Criteria studied were; method of ketone me...