hypernatremia


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hypernatremia

[¦hī·pər·nə′trē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive amounts of sodium in the blood.
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On admission, the patients' serum sodium concentrations ranged from 126 mmol/L to 141 mmol/L, while none of our patients had hypernatremia.
Hypernatremia and hyperphosphatemia develop because of the absorption of these ions by the small intestine or colon.
of dehydration and hypernatremia in exclusively breastfed infants.
Key Words: hyponatremia, hypernatremia, hypertonic saline, cerebral demyelination, cerebral edema, breastfeeding
hypernatremia was observed in 10% of the subjects on the first day of mannitol administration and in 10-21% throughout the 7-day mannitol administration period.
If defecation does not take place after phosphate containing purgative ingestion, pooling of the fluid in the gut lumen can potentially increase phosphate absorption, leading to sudden and severe hypernatremia and hyperphosphatemia (5).
Increase in serum sodium to normonatremia or hypernatremia
At that point, our student technologists will be able to call up all cases on a particular subject, such as hypernatremia, by key word.
Additional blood investigations 2 h after admission showed severe hyperammonemia (ammonia, >286 [micro]wmol/L; upper reference limit, 55 [micro]mol/L), hypernatremia, an increased plasma osmolality, and an increased AG (Table 1).
Some of these side effects include hyperosmolality, hypernatremia, convulsions, congestive heart failure, hypokalemia, and metabolic acidosis (Vialet et al.