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  • Impact Factor: 1.809**
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  • ISSN: 2474-1655
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655
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  •  Medical Radiography
  •  Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  •  Biochemistry and Biostatistics
  •  Nursing
  •  Veterinary Sciences
  •  Molecular Biology
  •  Nuclear Medicine
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Citation: Ann Clin Case Rep. 2017;2(1):1437.DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655.1437

A Case of Successful Rescue of Cardiac Arrest Caused by Diabetic Ketoacidosis Combined with Hypokalemia

ZHANG Yun, XIE Yi-ying and ZHENG Yun-jiang

Department of Emergency Medicine, Xin Hua Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, China

*Correspondance to: ZHENG Yun-jiang 

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A 19-year-old male patient was hospitalized with coma with extremely high blood sugar levels. Low blood potassium, shock, acidosis and cardiac arrest in the course of disease, the rescue is successful but there are limb extremity dysfunctions. The lessons are that we should be alert to those comatose emergency patients with hyperglycemia, which could make them lethal in the short term. So we should need to fight against the time to heal them, not to delay the prime time of treatment for inspection. In addition, the peripheral neuropathy is a rare, possibly associated with multiple factors.


Diabetic ketoacidosis; Hypokalemia; Cardiac arrest; Rescue

Cite the Article:

Yun Z, Yi-ying X, Yun-jiang Z. A Case of Successful Rescue of Cardiac Arrest Caused by Diabetic Ketoacidosis Combined with Hypokalemia. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2017; 2: 1437.

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