hypernatraemia


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Related to hypernatraemia: Hyponatraemia, Hyperkalaemia, Hypokalaemia

hypernatraemia

(ˌhaɪpənəˈtriːmɪə)
n
(Medicine) med Brit a heightened concentration of sodium in the blood
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convulsions due to HT, hyponatraemia, hypernatraemia, hypocalcaemia or uraemia.
Severely autistic Lindsey was taken to the Ulster Hospital suffering from breathing difficulties, vomiting and diarrhoea on July 29, 2009, before being transferred to the Children's Hospital where she tragically died from hypernatraemia as a result of salt poisoning on August 4.
2) One litre of normal saline contains more than the daily requirement of sodium (70-100mmol/day), so where there is no sodium deficit, it is possible to generate hypernatraemia with repeated infusions.
He died of water deficit and hypernatraemia, a medical term for dehydration, three days after he was admitted to hospital.
It would be difficult to suggest recommendations to avoid this specific occurrence as much debate exists on the role of PPI prophylaxis in preventing stress ulceration in postoperative patients, with the reported risks of associated hypernatraemia and C.
With their immature kidneys, young infants fed fresh goat's milk are at substantive risk of hypernatraemia and azotaemia, particularly with dehydration.
Sodium bicarbonate alone usually fails to correct the acidosis, may cause intracellular acidosis and hypernatraemia, and does not remove metformin (2).
The youngster died three days later in hospital of brain damage brought on by hypernatraemia - abnormally high levels of sodium in the blood.
The potential complications of sodium bicarbonate administration include volume overload, especially in patients with renal or cardiac function impairment, hypernatraemia, hypokalaemia, hypocalcaemia and alkalosis.