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The association between sodium fluctuations and mortality in surgical patients requiring intensive care

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Purpose

Serum sodium derangement is the most common electrolyte disturbance among patients admitted to intensive care. This study aims to validate the association between dysnatremia and serum sodium fluctuation with mortality in surgical intensive care patients.

Method

We performed a retrospective analysis of the Medical Information Mart for Intensive Care II database. Dysnatremia was defined as a sodium concentration outside physiologic range (135–145 mmol/L) an...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.02.012

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3498-2511
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Engineering Science
Department:
Engineering Science
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Funding agency for:
Pimentel, M
Grant:
EP/G036861/1
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Critical Care Journal website
Volume:
40
Pages:
63-68
Publication date:
2017-02-13
Acceptance date:
2017-02-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1557-8615
ISSN:
0883-9441
Pmid:
28347943
Source identifiers:
702968

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