Hyponatremia in community-acquired pneumonia.

  title={Hyponatremia in community-acquired pneumonia.},
  author={Vinay Nair and Michael S. Niederman and Naveed N. Masani and Steven A Fishbane},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  volume={27 2},
BACKGROUND/AIM Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a frequent cause for hospitalization and may result in a number of different renal and electrolyte complications. The purpose of this study was to describe the incidence of hyponatremia in CAP and to analyze risk factors for its occurrence. METHODS Records were reviewed for all 342 subjects who participated in the Community-Acquired Pneumonia Standardized Order Set study, a 2-year trial of supplemental treatment tools in hospital pneumonia… CONTINUE READING


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