What is included in patient education about hypernatremia?

Updated: Mar 17, 2020
  • Author: Zina Semenovskaya, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Because elderly patients often are affected, educating caretakers about dehydration avoidance measures is important.

Patients with nephrogenic DI must be trained to avoid salt and to drink large amounts of water.


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