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Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) Signs and Symptoms
Fruity breath Odor
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) Diagnosis and Labs
Blood glucose Increased > 250 mg/dL
Anion gap metabolic acidosis
Decreased pH < 7.3
Decreased serum bicarbonate < 18
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) Treatment
IV Normal Saline
Regular Insulin Drip
Subsequent Management (correction of electrolytes)
Treat Underlying Cause
Serum Bicarbonate (HCO3)
Prolactin Inhibits Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone
Treat with Dopamine
Postpartum Pituitary Gland Necrosis
Secondary Hypothyroidism with Cold Intolerance
Remnants of Rathke's pouch
Tooth-enamel like calcification
Yellow viscous fluid
Syndrome Of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH)
Hypersecretion of ADH
Increased Sensitivity to ADH
Signs & Symptoms
Coma and Seizure
Cramps and Tremors
Change in LOC
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH) Pharmacologic Interventions
Hypertonic IV Fluids
Tolvaptan and Conivaptan
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