When is transfer indicated for patients with alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA)?

Updated: Aug 27, 2020
  • Author: George Ansstas, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Patients generally do not need to be transferred to special facilities. Appropriately evaluate the patient for any life-threatening complications before a transfer is considered. Always assess the patient's stability for transfer.


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