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ea0078OC8.4 | Oral Communications 8 | BSPED2021

Developing a clinical decision aid for paediatric diabetic ketoacidosis: the DKA Calculator

Leach Daniel , Barton John

Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) is a significant complication of paediatric diabetes, the effective management of which relies on meticulous calculations, and timely decision making in response to changing physiology. A previous regional audit in South West England has shown that compliance with national guidelines is highly variable, and errors in calculations such as fluid rates are common. Fluid management in paediatric DKA is a subject of ongoing debate and changing guidance. ...