Secondary outcomes included late response rate (after seven days), change in serum sodium level from baseline, adverse events, and rates of rapid serum sodium level correction and hypernatremia. ... Treatment with vasopressin antagonists increased risk
Distinguishing between stroke and TIA requires taking into consideration various definitions, including cerebral infarction, cerebral hemorrhage, aborted stroke, impending stroke and TIA.
On the other end, excessively rapid correction of hyponatremia can cause osmotic demyelination syndrome (formerly known as central pontine myelinolysis). ... Obviously, he noted, the correction should be made using 5% dextrose in water (D5W) rather than
In addition to glucose control and correction of electrolytes, which of the following is the most appropriate next step in the management of this patient? ... Management of an ileus is generally supportive, including the discontinuation of any
A 63-year-old woman is evaluated in the emergency department for a three-day history of increasing dyspnea... and other cases.
A. Continue basal insulin dose. B. Continue basal insulin dose and add correction insulin regimen. ... The sole use of correction insulin for the management of hyperglycemia is not recommended.
If the baseline creatinine is unknown, then correction of creatinine upon rehydration establishes a new baseline to be compared with the admission creatinine.
rate by more than 50%, the intervention by the HIV pharmacist was key to timely correction of errors that did occur. ... Impact of an electronic medical record on the incidence of antiretroviral prescription errors and HIV pharmacist reconciliation on
The absence of neurologic findings suggests that this patient's hyponatremia is chronic, and rapid correction is therefore not indicated. ... Hypertonic (3%) saline is only indicated in the presence of neurologic symptoms or for correction of
A worldwide field correction of certain intra-aortic balloon pumps due to a potential electrical test failure code.