Hyponatraemia

Common causes

Resuscitation

Circulatory shock/Severe Dehydration - resuscitate with 10ml/kg boluses normal saline

Seizures/Coma - treat as usual, give 10ml/kg of 3% Normal Saline

(1ml/kg 3% Normal Saline increases Serum [Na] 1mmol/L)

Assessment

Check

See Diagnostic Flow Chart for Hyponatraemia

Management