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...]

Test Your Knowledge: Hyponatremia

July 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Hyponatremia is one of the most common disorders identified in hospitalized patients, occurring in as many as 20-28% patients. A recent review by Lehrich et al in American Journal of Kidney Diseases discusses the role of vasopressin antagonists in [read more...]