A member asked:
How does your body react while in diabetic coma respiratory and pulse wise?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Lokesh Guglani answered
20 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Depends on patient: In most comatose patients, respiration needs to be supported through artificial means. This could mean using the help of a ventilator to maintain the supply of oxygen to the body tissues. The pulse rate could be normal or high or low depending on the circulatory status and heart function.
Answered on Aug 14, 2014
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