Extreme hypernatraemia: A case report and brief review

Holley, A. D., Green, S. and Davoren, P. (2007) Extreme hypernatraemia: A case report and brief review. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 9 1: 55-58.


Author Holley, A. D.
Green, S.
Davoren, P.
Title Extreme hypernatraemia: A case report and brief review
Journal name Critical Care and Resuscitation   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1441-2772
Publication date 2007-03
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 9
Issue 1
Start page 55
End page 58
Total pages 4
Place of publication Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Publisher Australasian Medical Publishing Company
Language eng
Subject 1103 Clinical Sciences
Abstract A 44 year old man presented with extreme hypernatraemia. The case is unique in three respects: the patient's plasma sodium concentration was 208 mmol/L; the aetiology was multifactorial, including essential hypernatraemia, hypodipsia and high ambient temperature; and the patient survived with full neurological recovery. We briefly review various disorders of thirst and osmorecepters.
Keyword Health
Hypernatremia -- Treatment
Hypernatremia -- Etiology
Q-Index Code C1
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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