March 01, 2011 Archives - Page 2 of 5 - Clinical Advisor

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Hyponatremia on the rise

I seem to be seeing a lot more hyponatremia. Some of these patients are taking diuretics, while others have psychogenic polydipsia or syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH). Others have no known cause. Is there an explanation for this increase?

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