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Intravenous infusion of glucose 5% despite sodium mixed, is main contributor of acquired hyponatremia in adult polyvalent medicine service: Case control study Volume 15, issue 2, Avril 2019

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1 IntroductionHyponatremia (HNa) defined as a plasma concentration of sodium under 135 mmol/L, is the most common electrolyte disorder in clinical medicine [1]. There is an excess of water relative to the total solute of the body [2]. Hyponatremia is an independent risk factor of death [3,4]. It is associated with a long hospitalization duration and the most use of hospital resources [5,6]. Its prevalence can reach 8% in the general population, and approximately 60% in hospitalized patients [7,8]. [...]