True Hyponatremia Differential Algorithm

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True Hyponatremia Differential Algorithm

Instead (or in addition) of volume status examination, check urine sodium and serum uric acid:
 - Urine sodium low, uric acid high in hypovolemic and hypervolemic hyponatremia 
 - Urine sodium high and uric acid low in euvolemic hyponatremia

- Joel Topf, MD FACP @kidney_boy

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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