. 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 […]
Hmm… he’s tasty, but he just needs a little salt! In this podcast, I discuss the management of hyponatremia in the ED.