Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hyponatremia Evaluation

The evaluation of hyponatremia begins with a medical history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with hyponatremia may include:

Testing is required to make the diagnosis of hyponatremia.

Tests that may be used to evaluate hyponatremia include:

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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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