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Correction of sodium derangements in large animal patients

Did you know that rapid correction of severe hyper- or hyponatremia can cause permanent neurologic deficits?


Fortunately, dysnatremias aren't very common in large animal practice. But, it's essential to know how to safely correct sodium in these cases.


Here's a handout for easy reference for the next time you have a large animal patient with hypo- or hypernatremia. And if you still have questions about the process after reading through this, don't hesitate to ask!

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