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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Hyponatraemia (<135 mEq/L), hypernatraemia (>145 mEq/L), hypokalaemia (<3.
Clinical and laboratory characteristics of hypernatraemia in an internal medicine clinic.
None of the participants had hypernatraemia or hyperkalaemia.
On the 9th day after admission, the patient was still vomiting and had a GCS of 8 (motor response 3, eye opening 3, verbal response 2), hypernatraemia (sodium level 164 mmol/L), hypokalaemia (potassium level 3.
There was no observed case of severe hypernatraemia or severe alkalosis.
The cause of death was given at the Gravesend inquest as excess fluid in the brain as a consequence of severe acute hypernatraemia - an excessive concentration of sodium in the body.
Clinical review: practical approach to hyponatraemia and hypernatraemia in critically ill patients.
Ahmed, "Consequences of hyponatraemia and hypernatraemia in children with acute diarrhoea in Bangladesh," British Medical Journal, vol.
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.
20] There is risk associated with incorrect mixing, including hypernatraemia and salt poisoning, although this was not demonstrated as significant in our study.
He died of water deficit and hypernatraemia, a medical term for dehydration, three days after he was admitted to hospital.