Hypernatremia & dehydration in the ICU

CONTENTS Why hypernatremia is important in the ICU Causes of hypernatremia Evaluation of cause Treatment Addressing specific causes Optimal rate of sodium reduction Free water replacement Is ICU admission required for elderly patients with severe hypernatremia? Podcast Questions & discussion Pitfalls PDF of this chapter (or create customized PDF) Hypernatremia is very common in the ICU.1  It … Continue reading Hypernatremia & dehydration in the ICU