Does Hyponatremia Matter in Orthopedic Patients and How Should We Deal with It? Prevalence, Timing, Causes and Outcomes of Hyponatremia in Hospitalized Orthopaedic Surgery Patients

Eileen Hennrikus, George Ou, Bradley Kinney, Erik Lehman, Robert Grunfeld, Jane Wieler, Abdulla Damluji

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Abstract

Hyponatremia, defined as serum sodium <135, has been associated with increased mortality in surgical orthopedic patients [1]. This article describes an investigation done at Penn State Hershey Medical Center over one year with 1067 surgical orthopedic patients. The purpose of the study was to determine the prevalence, timing, causes and outcomes of hyponatremia in this population.
Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPrimary Healthcare: Open Access
Volume6
StatePublished - Jun 3 2016

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Does Hyponatremia Matter in Orthopedic Patients and How Should We Deal with It? Prevalence, Timing, Causes and Outcomes of Hyponatremia in Hospitalized Orthopaedic Surgery Patients. / Hennrikus, Eileen; Ou, George; Kinney, Bradley; Lehman, Erik; Grunfeld, Robert; Wieler, Jane; Damluji, Abdulla.

In: Primary Healthcare: Open Access, Vol. 6, 03.06.2016.

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