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Updated NICE guidance: diabetic ketoacidosis in children and young people 2020
  1. Philippa Prentice
  1. Paediatric Endocrinology, The Royal London Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Philippa Prentice, Paediatric Endocrinology, The Royal London Hospital, London E1 1FR, UK; philippa.prentice1{at}

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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have now published new guidance on the management of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in children, with slightly different recommendations to the British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (BSPED) 2020 guideline.1 It is a specific update of the fluid therapy recommendations for children and young people with DKA, within the existing NICE guideline for diabetes (2015, NG18).2 This adds to the debate and confusion around the ideal …

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