hypernatraemia


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Related to hypernatraemia: Hyponatraemia, Hyperkalaemia, Hypokalaemia

hy·per·na·tre·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-nă-trē'mē-ă, hīpĕr-nā-trēmē-ă)
An abnormally high plasma concentration of sodium ions.
Synonym(s): hypernatraemia.
[hyper- + natrium, + G. haima, blood]

hypernatraemia

Excessive sodium in the blood.

hypernatraemia

higher than normal concentration of sodium in the blood (over 145 mmol.L-1) due to excessive water loss, or inadequate water intake.

hypernatraemia

abnormally high blood levels of sodium (i.e. >146 mmol/L)

hy·per·na·tre·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-nă-trē'mē-ă, hīpĕr-nā-trēmē-ă)
An abnormally high plasma concentration of sodium ions.
Synonym(s): hypernatraemia.
[hyper- + natrium, + G. haima, blood]
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Hypernatraemia is an uncommon finding in postoperative surgical patients.
The suspicion of pathological hypernatraemia prompted a diagnostic workup to evaluate potential aetiologies (3, 4).
With a Foley catheter in situ, she continued to have copious urine output resulting in a profound hypernatraemia.
Furthermore, none of the patients developed hypernatraemia.
Hypernatraemia and hyperchloraemia were more prevalent in the HDKA group than in the other groups.
This may explain why hypernatraemia and an altered level of consciousness were more prevalent in HDKA than NHDKA admissions.
Of note in the laboratory findings were the marked hypernatraemia (serum [Na+]=152 mmol/l) and the raised haemoglobin concentration (17.
Conditions specific to prolonged exercise include heatstroke, hypoglycaemia, hypernatraemia associated with a reduction in total body water, postural hypotension, or exercise-associated hyponatraemia (EAH) associated with an increase in total body water.
5[degrees]C), hypertonic hypernatraemia caused by reduced total body water content and which delays post-exercise recovery, (19) associated with a possible hypoglycaemia, might have combined to cause a transient encephalopathy in Peters.