Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Review Article Volume 3 Issue 9

Hyponatremia in Sick Children: A Marker of Critical Illness

Mir Mohammad Yusuf*

Assistant Professor, Critical Care Department, Bangladesh Institute of Child Health (BICH), Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital, Bangladesh

*Corresponding Author: Mir Mohammad Yusuf, Assistant Professor, Critical Care Department, Bangladesh Institute of Child Health (BICH), Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital, Bangladesh.

Received: June 24, 2020; Published: August 24, 2020



Children who required intensive care are vulnerable to electrolyte derangement and hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte abnormality among this population. Hence its implication is so much important with perfect interpretation. Abnormality of hyponatremia occurs in a variety of condition and results in morbidity or mortality; especially in acutely sick children indicate a poor prognosis. Moreover, a precise information on pathophysiologic implications and outcome of hyponatremia in sick children is lacking. In this review, we provide an update focused on the association between hyponatremia and critically sick hospitalized children and related concern.

Keywords:Hyponatremia; Sick Children; Critical Illness



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Citation: Mir Mohammad Yusuf. “Hyponatremia in Sick Children: A Marker of Critical Illness”. Acta Scientific Paediatrics 3.9 (2020): 27-32.


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