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The treatment of it is done so very, very wrong so often that I really, really appreciate you brought it up. Cite this post as: Podcast — Hypernatremia Uggggh!

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Podcast 187 – Hypernatremia (Uggggh!)

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Correct Quickly if Na got high superrapid-style Idiots drinking a quart of soy sauce. That’s because hyponatremia has become a little bit sexy.

Scott, you may not think hypernatremia is a sexy topic but I do and I am glad you talked about it. Dosage is highly variable; titrated based on serum and urine sodium and osmolality in addition to fluid balance and urine output Continuous I.

Accessed on December 31st Accessed on June […]. But I’ve seen a bunch of less than ideal management of hypernatremia, so I figured it is time to put out a podcast about it. Not so with sodium that is too high.

If you enjoyed this post, you will almost certainly enjoy hgpernatremia others. My bud, Graham Walker, has updated his amazing mdcalc site to include the effects of various fluids on the sodium in hyper and hypo natermia:. Why the heck not?


This is mostly so I have a place to go to look all of this up. Play in new window Download Probably the best way to go is to calculate with hgpernatremia AM-formula, resend a sodium every 2 hours for the first few hours and then recalculate with each new sodium level.

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