Published in Blood Weekly, July 3rd, 2008
"A 1:2 matched case-control study was performed, defining cases as patients who developed a serum sodium >= 150 mmol/l in the ICU. One hundred and thirty cases with ICU-acquired hypernatraemia (141 +/- 3 to 156 +/- 6 mmol/l) were compared to 260 controls. Sepsis (9% versus 2%), hypokalaemia (53% versus 34%), renal dysfunction (53% versus 13%),...
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