Taking control of severe hyponatremia with DDAVP

. Introduction with a case . Imagine an elderly patient presenting with hypovolemic hyponatremia (sodium of 115 mM) and moderate confusion.  How would you treat this patient? . The typical approach might be a slow infusion of 3% sodium chloride.  The presence of neurologic symptoms supports the use of hypertonic saline.  However, patients with hypovolemic … Continue reading Taking control of severe hyponatremia with DDAVP