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Sodium disturbances in children admitted to a Kenyan hospital: magnitude, outcome and associated factors.

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Background Perturbations of blood sodium are the most frequently encountered electrolyte disorder in sick children, and may influence fluid therapy. We examined the frequency of blood sodium perturbations, and factors and outcomes associated with hyponatremia in children admitted to a rural Kenyan hospital and investigated the risk factors associated with deaths in hyponatremic children.

Methods Plasma sodium levels and other laboratory parameters w...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0161320

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
St John's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6999-5507
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PloS one Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
9
Article number:
e0161320
Publication date:
2016-09-07
Acceptance date:
2016-08-03
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
27603309
Source identifiers:
642249
Language:
English
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pubs:642249
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uuid:1ebddd44-05e9-4913-af43-639a9c7abb8e
Local pid:
pubs:642249
Deposit date:
2018-10-02

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