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ea0059p063 | Clinical biochemistry | SFEBES2018

Hypernatraemia in acute unselected general medical inpatients: clinically relevant associations

Knight Megan , Anne Frank Lucy , Audi Selma , Cheung Jason , Ragavan Sumathi

Introduction: Disorders of plasma sodium are one of the commonest electrolyte abnormalities affecting acutely unwell patients. The North Middlesex is a busy district general hospital with a diverse population. We reviewed our hypernatraemic population to identify possible trends in age, demographics and outcomes.Methods: Through the biochemistry laboratory, we identified all patients with sodium level above 145 mmol/L who were acute inpatients or attende...