Hyponatraemia during an emergency medical admission as a marker of illness severity & case complexity

Published: 7 August 2018
Author(s): Kevin McCarthy, Richard Conway, Declan Byrne, Seán Cournane, Deirdre O'Riordan, Bernard Silke
Issue: August 2018
Section: Original Article

Altered sodium balance at time of an emergency medical admission adversely impacts on outcome; whether hyponatraemia is independently associated with outcomes or a surrogate of acute illness severity has been debated.