Prevention of episodic water intoxication with target weight procedure

M. B. Goldman, D. J. Luchins

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An effective, practical, and inexpensive method of preventing water intoxication in inpatients is described. The procedure uses the relationship between acute changes in body water and body weight to predict body weights associated with severe hyponatremia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)365-366
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1987

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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