Letters Acute bronchiolitis

Risk of hyponatraemia

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39409.367234.BE (Published 29 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:1109
  1. Michael Eisenhut, consultant paediatrician
  1. Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Luton LU4 ODZ
  1. michael_eisenhut{at}yahoo.com

    Bush and Thomson stated that electrolytes should be determined only in infants with bronchiolitis who are dehydrated.1 This statement does not consider hyponatraemia associated with bronchiolitis, which is common in severe forms of acute bronchiolitis—it is …

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