Hyponatremia, Brave New World

September 9, 2020 // 0 Comments

Introduction I used to think that if I studied physiology enough. If I developed a sophisticated model of how the body works, I could use it to recognize and respond to disease by choosing therapies that “made sense” to fix the patient. But a [read more...]

Hyponatremia and Mortality

August 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

In December 2005, the first effective vasopressin antagonist, conivaptan, was approved.  Several months later when I spoke to my hospital’s Pharmacy and Therapeutic committee, I described the dangers of hyponatremia and the effectiveness of [read more...]