Sustaining improvement in diabetes-related ketoacidosis management through a Quality Improvement ProjectSustaining improvement in diabetic ketoacidosis management through Quality Improvement Project

Authors

  • Lakshmi Narayanan Rengarajan University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
  • Katrina Nash College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Emma Ooi RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus, Penang, Malaysia
  • Catherine Cooper Walsall Manor Hospital
  • Amy Birchenough Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Megan Owen Walsall Manor Hospital
  • Sanjay Saraf University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
  • Ali Karamat University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
  • Parijat De Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Senthil Krishnasamy Walsall Manor Hospital
  • Parth Narendran University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Punith Kempegowda University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham, UK

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15277/bjd.2022.398

Keywords:

diabetic ketoacidosis, DKA, regular feedback, quality improvement

Author Biography

Catherine Cooper, Walsall Manor Hospital

Foundation Year 2 doctor

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Kempegowda P, Chandan JS, Coombs B, et al. Regular performance feedback may be key to maintain good quality DKA management: Results from a five-year study. BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care 2019;7(1):e000695. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-000695

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Dhatariya KK, Parsekar K, Skedgel C, Datta V, Hill P, Fordham R. The cost of treating diabetic ketoacidosis in an adolescent population in the UK: a national survey of hospital resource use. Diabetic Medicine 2019; 36(8):982–7. https://doi.org/10.1111/dme.13893

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2022-12-21

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Quality Improvement Winning Paper

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