Nursing Perspectives in Diabetic Ketoacidosis


  • Pratiksha Thakare1 , Ruchira Ankar2



Nursing perspective, Knowledge, Prevention, Sign and symptoms, Diabetic ketoacidosis.


Diabetic ketoacidosis(DKA) is a serious life threatening condition and it occurs when insulin production
in our body is less.Diabetic ketoacidosis is a complication of diabeties mellitus and it mostly occur in
hospitalize patients . Diabetic ketoacidisis condition mostly found in both type of diabeties such as Type
1 and Type 2 diabeties patients. In between 20-30% of cases of diabetic ketacidosis condition occure in
newly diagnosed patient with diabeties . Almost till 20 years the mortality rate of diabetic ketoacidosis is
100 percent and till now there is no reduction in prevalence of diabetic ketoacidosis in younger patients due
to that children are continuous suffering with death .
The mortality rate in Diabetic ketoacidosis is very important because it is a very serious life threatening
condition so the prevalence of diabeties is very crucial. The younger are the foundation of future health care
delivery system so the evaluation of their knowledge and continue development and upgrading regarding
awareness and unstanding the sign and symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis it helps to reduce the mortality
rate of Diabetic ketoacidosis.
It’s an emergency condition, so the health care professional becomes a vital part of managing diabetesrelated hyperglycemic emergencies, rising health care costs and changing health care systems preventing
signs and symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis remains an essential requirement.
Effective management and prevention on diabetic ketoacidosis can reduced longer stay time in hospitalize

Author Biography

Pratiksha Thakare1 , Ruchira Ankar2

1 M.Sc Nursing 1st year, Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 2Associate prof.Department of Medical-Surgical
Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences ( DU)
Sawangi (M),Wardha India



How to Cite

Pratiksha Thakare1 , Ruchira Ankar2. (2020). Nursing Perspectives in Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(1), 445-449.