Disorders of sodium and water balance in hospitalized patients.

  title={Disorders of sodium and water balance in hospitalized patients.},
  author={Sean M. Bagshaw and Derek R. Townsend and Robert Charles McDermid},
  journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie},
  volume={56 2},
PURPOSE To review and discuss the epidemiology, contributing factors, and approach to clinical management of disorders of sodium and water balance in hospitalized patients. SOURCE An electronic search of the MEDLINE, Embase, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials databases and a search of the bibliographies of all relevant studies and review articles for recent reports on hyponatremia and hypernatremia with a focus on critically ill patients. PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Disorders of… CONTINUE READING
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