Hyponatremic emergencies

A. L. Mulloy, R. J. Caruana

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Abstract

Hyponatremia is a common clinical problem and can result in severe morbidity and even death. Understanding the pathophysiology of hyponatremic encephalopathy is central to ]accurate diagnosis and management. This article reviews the controversies surrounding the treatment of hyponatremia with special emphasis on risk to benefit ratio of different therapeutic strategies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-168
Number of pages14
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Volume79
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

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