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dc.contributor.authorMian, Oxana-
dc.description.abstractBackground: Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA), an acute complication of diabetes, is a major cause of death and disability in children with diabetes. The main purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence of DKA hospital admissions in Ontario children with diabetes and examine how it is associated with children’s geographic location and use of physician diabetes care services. The secondary purpose was to describe trends in pediatric diabetes incidence in Northern and Southern Ontario and the entire province.en_CA
dc.subjectDiabetes ketoacidosisen_US
dc.subjecthospital admissionen_US
dc.subjectsubspecialist careen_US
dc.subjectpediatric diabetesen_US
dc.subjectpediatric diabetes incidenceen_US
dc.subjectdiabetes careen_US
dc.subjectdiabetes-related physician visitsen_US
dc.subjectHeath servicesen_US
dc.subjectNorthern Ontarioen_US
dc.subjectSouthern Ontarioen_US
dc.subjecthealth administrative dataen_US
dc.titleA population-based retrospective cohort study of pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) hospital admissions in Northern and Southern Ontario: do geography and physician diabetes care matter?en_US
dc.description.degreeDoctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Interdisciplinary Rural and Northern Healthen_CA
dc.publisher.grantorLaurentian University of Sudburyen_CA
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