Purpose: To correct serum sodium levels when high glucose levels are present.
The corrected serum sodium level should be calculated in nonketotic hyperosmolar coma. Apparent mild hyponatremia occurring with very high glucose levels may actually represent hypernatremia.
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Specialty: Endocrinology, Clinical Laboratory
Objective: laboratory tests
ICD-10: E14.0, E87.0, E87.1, R73.9,