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VOLUME 23 , ISSUE 11 ( November, 2019 ) > List of Articles
Keywords : Diabetic ketoacidosis, High anion gap acidosis, Severe metabolic acidosis
Citation Information : Is There Any Lower Limit of Serum Bicarbonate in Diabetic Ketoacidosis?. Indian J Crit Care Med 2019; 23 (11):542-542.
License: CC BY-NC 4.0
Published Online: 01-11-2019
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is known as one of the most serious complications of diabetes and associated with significant morbidity and mortality. It consists of a triad of uncontrolled hyperglycemia, metabolic acidosis, and increased total body ketone concentration.1 It leads to high anion gap metabolic acidosis with fall in serum bicarbonate.
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