Severe hyponatremia in older patients at admission in an internal medicine department.

Abstract

Hyponatremia is common in older people, most often of multifactorial origin, and can be associated with poor clinical outcomes. The aim was to analyze the frequency of severe hyponatremia (sodium concentration below 125 mmol/L), risk factors and mortality association in hospitalized older patients. A retrospective study was performed in older patients (over… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2014.08.002

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@article{Correia2014SevereHI, title={Severe hyponatremia in older patients at admission in an internal medicine department.}, author={Lurdes Correia and Rogerio Tadeu da Silva Ferreira and I. J. S. Correia and A. S. Lebre and Jose Pedro Nascimento Carda and Rita Maria Aparecida Monteiro and Ad{\'e}lia Sim{\~a}o and Armando Carvalho and Nascimento Costa}, journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics}, year={2014}, volume={59 3}, pages={642-7} }