Emergent Treatment of Alcoholic Ketoacidosis: Overview, Prehospital Care, Emergency Department Care

The overproduction of ketones leads to an acidic environment in the blood, disrupting normal bodily functions and posing serious health risks. This highlights the delicate balance the body maintains in utilizing ketone bodies for energy and the potential consequences when this balance is disrupted. Treatment generally involves the administration of intravenous fluids containing sugar and […]

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