ea0031p54 | Clinical biochemistry | SFEBES2013
Katreddy V M R
, Nayak A U
, Varughese G I
, Clayton R N
Background: Amongst hospitalised patients, hyponatraemia is the commonest electrolyte abnormality with reported prevalence of about 25%. Its association with mortality, morbidity and increased length of stay is well recognised, including adverse fracture risk and falls with mild hyponatraemia in elderly. We audited the management of hyponatraemia in inpatients in a University hospital setting.Methods: Over a 3-month period, amongst all in-patients, we id...