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ea0012p10 | Clinical case reports/Governance | SFE2006

The investigation and management of critical hyponatraemia

Quinton R , Veeratterapillay R , Neely D

AimsTo define the prevalence of hyponatraemia (serum sodium <135 mmol/l) on our medical admissions unit and review the laboratory investigations, diagnosis and management of patients with critical or severe hyponatraemia (serum sodium <120 mmol/l).MethodsSerum sodium levels requested from the medical admissions unit over a six-month period were retrospectively collated. Case notes and biochemistry dat...