Sodium disorders in the elderly.

  title={Sodium disorders in the elderly.},
  author={Naureen Tareen and David Martins and Glenn T. Nagami and Barton Levine and Keith C. Norris},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  volume={97 2},
Disorders of sodium imbalance are commonly encountered in clinical practice and can have a substantial impact on the prognosis of the patient. These disorders are more common in the elderly. Sodium disorders can cause serious neurologic symptoms and even death, particularly among hospitalized patients. The identification of sodium abnormalities and… CONTINUE READING