Hyponatremia in the neurosurgical patient: epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management.

TitleHyponatremia in the neurosurgical patient: epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
JournalNeurosurgery
Volume59
Issue2
Pagination222-9; discussion 222-9
Date Published2006 Aug
ISSN0148-396X
AbstractHyponatremia is an important and common electrolyte disorder in critically ill neurosurgical patients that has been reported in association with a number of different primary diagnoses. The correct diagnosis of the pathophysiological cause is vital because it dramatically alters the treatment approach.
URLhttps://academic.oup.com/neurosurgery/article-lookup/doi/10.1227/01.NEU.0000223440.35642.6E
DOI10.1227/01.NEU.0000223440.35642.6E
PubMed Linkhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16883162?dopt=Abstract
Short TitleNeurosurgery