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Corrected Serum Sodium Level for High Glucose Levels

Purpose:

To correct serum sodium levels when high glucose levels are present.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

laboratory tests

ICD-10:

E14.0, E87.0, E87.1, R73.9

Description:

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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