Part 1 of a closer look at the Basic Metabolic Panel or BMP that most people have run every time they go to the doctor. Today’s focus is sodium. 406 more words
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Low sodium levels in the blood or hyponatremia. Normal levels are 120-130mEq/L. The signs and symptoms associated with low sodium include, fever, headache, nausea and vomiting, muscle cramps weakness, and confusion occur when serum sodium values are 115-120 mEq/L. 211 more words
Hypernatremia is associated with increased risk of mortality in pediatric severe traumatic brain injury
Acquired hypernatremia appears to signal higher risk of mortality in pediatric sTBI and is associated with a higher discharge level of care in sTBI survivors.