Differential diagnosis of hyponatraemia


Authors: J. Čáp
Authors‘ workplace: IV. interní hematologická klinika LF UK a FN Hradec Králové
Published in: Kardiol Rev Int Med 2015, 17(2): 178-180
Category: Internal Medicine

Overview

Hyponatraemia is common in clinical practice. This article summarises the principal mechanisms of natremia regulation and causes of decreased sodium level. The dia­gnostic approach in patients with hyponatraemia is discussed and basic principles of its treatment are summarised.

Keywords:
hyponatraemia –  differential dia­gnosis –  treatment


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