Causes and Management of Hyponatremia

  title={Causes and Management of Hyponatremia},
  author={B. Palmer and J. Gates and M. Lader},
  journal={Annals of Pharmacotherapy},
  pages={1694 - 1702}
  • B. Palmer, J. Gates, M. Lader
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Pharmacotherapy
  • OBJECTIVE: To review clinical information on the incidence and causes of hyponatremia (defined as a serum sodium level <130 mEq/L), the most common electrolyte abnormality seen in general hospital patients, and to discuss the diagnosis and treatment of hyponatremia in relation to these factors. DATA SOURCES: Primary sources and review articles were identified via MEDLINE (1981–July 2003) for entries on hyponatremia. We limited the search to specific topics including incidence, risk factors… CONTINUE READING
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