Fluid and Electrolyte Management in Neurosurgical Critical Care
Imbalance and dysregulation of the fluid and electrolyte homeostasis are common and of great concern in patients after insults to the central nervous system. Disturbances may occur as a part of the disease process or they may be iatrogenic. The consequences of fluid and electrolyte derangements are frequently life-threatening and may determine outcome, particularly if unrecognized or persistently severe.
KeywordsWater-electrolyte imbalance Fluid therapy Hypotension Hyponatremia Hypernatremia Hypokalemia Hyperkalemia
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