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Infection as Cause of Diabetic Ketoacidosis Requiring Admission to ICU

Purpose:

To identify a patient admitted to the ICU in diabetic ketoacidosis who may have an underlying infection based on the study of Azoulay et al.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

E14.1,

Description:

Azoulay et al identified findings associated with an underlying infection in patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) with diabetic ketoacidosis. The authors are from Saint-Louis Teaching Hospital and Paris 7 University in Paris.

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