n engl j med ;1 January 1, Review Article Hypernatremia always indicates hypertonicity. .. the full text of this article at ) fore, hypernatremia invariably denotes hypertonic hy- At the Journal’s site on the World Wide Web (http://ww ) you can search an. Hypernatremia is most often due to unreplaced water that is lost from the gastrointestinal tract (vomiting or osmotic diarrhea), skin (sweat).
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Probably the best way to go is to calculate with the AM-formula, resend a sodium every 2 hours for the first few hours and then recalculate with each new sodium level. The treatment of it is done so very, very wrong so often that I really, really appreciate you brought it up.
So we’ve discussed hyponatremia a ton on the blog site.
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But I’ve seen a bunch of less than ideal management of hypernatremia, so I figured it is time to put out a podcast about it. Not so with sodium that is too high. Correct Quickly if Na got high superrapid-style Idiots drinking a quart of soy sauce.
Scott, you may not think hypernatremia is a sexy topic but I do and I hyperhatremia glad you talked about it.
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My bud, Graham Walker, has updated his amazing mdcalc site to include the effects of various fluids on the sodium in hyper and hypo natermia:. Accessed on December 31st If you enjoyed this post, you will almost certainly enjoy our others.
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