Prognostic value of hyponatremia in critically ill children admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit

  • Arpana Hanchinmani
  • Dnyanesh Duryodhan Kamble
  • Vishwanath Dundappa Patil

Abstract

Background: Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte disturbance in critically ill children. Although hyponatremia in hospitalized children is associated with adverse outcomes, the risk can be reduced by early diagnosis and intervention. Objective: The objective of this study is to identify the outcome of hyponatremia in critically ill children seeking emergency care in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). Methods: Demographic data, detailed history, systemic examinations, and routine blood and urine investigations were conducted if required for 100 critically ill children aged 1 month

Keywords: Hyponatremia, Inotropes, Mechanical ventilation, Mortality, Normonatremia, Serum sodium
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Hanchinmani, A., Kamble, D., & Patil, V. ( ). Prognostic value of hyponatremia in critically ill children admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit. Indian Journal of Child Health, 5(6), 419-424. Retrieved from https://atharvapub.net/IJCH/article/view/960
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