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ea0013p43 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2007

Severe hyponatraemia – how low can you go?

Joseph Franklin , Kaliyaperumal Mohanraj , Moss Nicole , Qedwai Farhan , Hill Carol , Khaleeli AA

A 64 year old man presented with confusion and agitation following diarrhoea for 48 hours. He had a background history of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, depression and had a normal sodium concentration of 135 mmol/L a year prior to admission. His medications included bendroflumethiazide and sertraline in addition to metformin, diclofenac sodium, aspirin, simvastatin, nifedipine and enalapril. On examination he was conscious but confused. He was afebrile with a blood pressure o...