Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hypernatremia Treatment

Treatment for hypernatremia is directed at the underlying cause and usually includes oral rehydration therapy or intravenous fluids.

Treatment options for hypernatremia may include:

Hypernatremia Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat hypernatremia:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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