diabetic acidosis


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diabetic acidosis

[¦dī·ə′bed·ik ‚as·ə′dō·səs]
(medicine)
Metabolic acidosis seen in diabetes mellitus, due to an excess of ketone bodies.
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In the study's analysis of mortality rates, the following 18 procedures and conditions were analyzed: atrial fibrillation, bowel obstruction, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, coronary bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures (angioplasty/stent), diabetic acidosis and coma, gastrointestinal bleed, gastrointestinal surgeries and procedures, heart attack, heart failure, pancreatitis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, resection/replacement of the abdominal aorta, respiratory failure, sepsis, stroke, and valve replacement surgery.
Atrial Fibrillation -- Heart Failure -- Back and Neck Surgery -- Hip Fracture Repair (Spinal Fusion) -- Pancreatitis -- Back and Neck Surgery -- Partial Hip Replacement (except Spinal Fusion) -- Peripheral Vascular Bypass -- Bowel Obstruction -- Prostatectomy -- Carotid Endarterectomy -- Pulmonary Embolism -- Cholecystectomy -- Resection/Replacement of -- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Abdominal Aorta (COPD) -- Sepsis -- Community Acquired Pneumonia -- Stroke -- Coronary Bypass Surgery -- Total Hip Replacement -- Coronary Interventional Procedures -- Total Knee Replacement -- Diabetic Acidosis and Coma -- Valve Replacement Surgery -- Gastrointestinal Bleed -- Heart Attack
On average, a 28 percent lower inhospital risk-adjusted mortality was experienced by Medicare patients at Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence in the following procedures and diagnoses: cardiac surgery, angioplasty and stent, heart attack, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, community-acquired pneumonia, stroke, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleed, pancreatitis, diabetic acidosis and coma, pulmonary embolism and sepsis.