Managing Hyponatremia in the Hospital Setting

The presenter reviews the signs and symptoms of hyponatremia and outlines effective approaches to diagnosis and management.

Although it was designed as a continuing education activity for health-system pharmacists, this podcast is also educational for physicians who wish to learn more about managing hyponatremia in the hospital setting. Michael J. Cawley, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, reviews the signs and symptoms of hyponatremia in at-risk patients, discusses the role of current and emerging pharmacotherapies according to available safety and efficacy data, and presents several strategies that can help clinicians diagnose and manage hyponatremic patients with the goal of reducing morbidity, mortality, and hospital length of stays.

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