Hyponatremia associated with overhydration in U.S. Army trainees.

  title={Hyponatremia associated with overhydration in U.S. Army trainees.},
  author={Karen K. O'Brien and Scott Montain and William P. Corr and Michael N. Sawka and Joseph J. Knapik and Stephen C. Craig},
  journal={Military medicine},
  volume={166 5},
This report describes a series of hyponatremia hospitalizations associated with heat-related injuries and apparent over-hydration. Data from the U.S. Army Inpatient Data System were used to identify all hospitalizations for hyposmolality/hyponatremia from 1996 and 1997. Admissions were considered as probable cases of overhydration hyponatremia if this was the only, or primary, diagnosis or if it was associated with any heat-related diagnosis. Seventeen medical records were identified, and the… 

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