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Profound hyponatraemia in the emergency department: seasonality and risk factors

Published inSwiss Medical Weekly, vol. 146, w14385
Publication date2016

Profound hyponatremia (<125 mmol/l) is frequent in the emergency department. Its incidence appears to increase during hot weather. Our objectives were to investigate seasonal variations in the incidence of profound hyponatraemia and identify its risk factors.

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • 80 and over
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Emergency Service
  • Hospital/statistics & numerical data
  • Female
  • Hospitalization/statistics & numerical data
  • Humans
  • Hyponatremia/epidemiology/etiology
  • Incidence
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Odds Ratio
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Seasons
  • Sodium/blood
  • Switzerland/epidemiology
  • Young Adult
Citation (ISO format)
HUWYLER, Tibor et al. Profound hyponatraemia in the emergency department: seasonality and risk factors. In: Swiss Medical Weekly, 2016, vol. 146, p. w14385. doi: 10.4414/smw.2016.14385
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