What Is DKA? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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Which of the following is the MOST accurate definition of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)?

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1. Which of the following are symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis?

2. Which of the following patient's would be at high risk for developing diabetic ketoacidosis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). On the quiz, you will be tested on how it is triggered and its symptoms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The definition of DKA
  • Symptoms of the disease
  • Those who are at high risk for DKA
  • Treatments

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding DKA
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify symptoms of DKA
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the failure to treat DKA and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about diabetic ketoacidosis, take a look at the lesson titled What Is DKA? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson meets these objectives:

  • Detail how the digestive system breaks down food into different components
  • Define glucose
  • Cover symptoms of DKA
  • Explores how it can be treated