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Letters New drugs for hyponatraemia

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BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 18 April 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d2445
  1. Anjali Amin, specialist registrar, diabetes and endocrinology1,
  2. Karim Meeran, professor of endocrinology1
  1. 1Imperial Centre for Endocrinology, London W6 8RF, UK
  1. a.amin{at}
  • Competing interests: None declared.

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