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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6] In cases of hypernatraemia, most cases occurred within 2nd to 5th day (86.
This is quite high for the hydration of a patient with rotavirus diarrhoea, and the use of ORS in an appropriate concentration and volume might give rise to hypernatraemia.
Our specifically designed orthogeriatric care programme is likely to account for this difference as well as for the very marginal incidence of hypernatraemia, a condition known to reflect clinical neglect[28, 29].
No significant differences were found in serum urea in the patients with hyponatraemia, normal serum sodium or hypernatraemia.
He suffered brain swelling, but his fluid regime appears to have caused hypernatraemia - excess sodium - rather than low sodium in the four other cases.
5 This and several other studies have also shown that the use of isotonic fluids as MIVF is safe and is not associated with hypernatraemia, hypertension or renal failure.
Needless to say, because hypernatraemia is a risk, management of serum sodium in this way requires a protocol of strict surveillance of serum sodium concentrations and the rate and amount of HTS given.
Clinical presentations, such as apparent life-threatening event, poisoning, hypernatraemia, ingestion, fabricated or induced illness, attendance at medical services and poor school attendance
In this case report we describe the management of severe hypernatraemia following inadvertent water restriction.
Certainly it is known that elderly individuals with pre-existing cerebrovascular disease may demonstrate diminished thirst and suffer episodes of significant hypertonicity and hypernatraemia despite their ability to communicate the desire for water and obtain it |19~.
He added the sequence of events leading to Mr McGuire's death began with the intake of sodium salts resulting in some degree of hypernatraemia - elevated sodium levels - causing intense thirst.