hyponatraemia


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hyponatraemia

(ˌhaɪpɒnəˈtriːmɪə)
n
1. (Pathology) a condition in which there is a low concentration of sodium in the blood. Also called: water intoxication
2. (Medicine) a condition in which there is a low concentration of sodium in the blood. Also called: water intoxication
[C20: from hypo- + Latin natrium sodium + -aemia]
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Mr Justice O'Hara chaired the Hyponatraemia Inquiry and heavily criticised the medical profession after finding failures in patient care had been covered up.
Healthcare professionals should therefore have a high index of suspicion of CAH in children who present with hyponatraemia and hyperkalaemia.
Hyponatraemia and hyperkalaemia are more frequent in renal transplant recipients treated with tacrolimus than with cyclosporin.
On the recommendation of the TPIC, management was supportive and the hyponatraemia was corrected with normal saline.
The RET_He uses the mean cell volume (MCV) and so results can be affected when there is microcytosis unrelated to IDA, such as, in double RBC populations, in cases of RBC aggregation and when there is hyper or hyponatraemia (12).
Frequency of hyponatraemia and its influence on liver cirrhosisrelated complications.
Clinical practice guideline on diagnosis and treatment of hyponatraemia.
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On the other end of the spectrum, there have been instances of marathoners and other endurance athletes dying of hyponatraemia, a condition in which over-intake of water dilutes electrolytes.
Incidence of hyponatraemia and hyponatraemic seizures in severe respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis.
Hall, "Severe hyponatraemia in medical in-patients: aetiology, assessment and outcome," Quarterly Journal of Medicine, vol.