Thursday, October 14, 2010

TOPIC DISCUSSION: Chronic Hyponatremia

A recent case based review in AJKD talks about correction of profound hyponatremia.
What is always more concerning is correction of chronic hyponatremia?
The article mentions a nice rule of sixes:
check it out

If the case is of chronic hyponatremia:- six meq/l per 24 hours and if severely having symptoms then use six meq/l in 6 hours.

Rule of sixes!


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