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  • Jun 7 '16

    When a person has liver cirrhosis, the liver fails to metabolize aldosterone adequately, and the result is hyperaldosteronism with sodium and water retention

    In my book, there is this description, then a diagram of the human body with systemic clinical manifestations:
    Metabolic: potassium deficiency, hyponatremia, and hypoalbuminemia

    If there is sodium retention, then why is it "hyponatremia"?

  • Mar 28 '16

    while pouring meds for a patient from ward stock of digoxin, when I poured several of the pills into the cap of the bottle, there were at least three different sizes and colours of pills to choose from!! - someone must have "replaced" some other pills into the container by mistake.