Table 2.

Patients undergoing re-lowering of the PNaa

PatientPrecorrection PNa (mmol/L)Peak PNa before DDAVP (mmol/L)Lowest PNa after DDAVP (mmol/L)Amount of Re-lowering (mmol/L)Time (h)Rate of Re-lowering (mmol/L per h)D5W Given after DDAVP
Group 1
    112213813444.500.89Yes
    2115135129620.000.30Yes
    3109121112917.500.51Yes
    410812511878.250.85Yes
    5129142134814.500.55Yes
    6112124120410.000.40Yes
Group 2
    7115122118417.000.16Yes
    811011711437.000.43No
    10124127124322.000.14Yes
    1311011711522.001.00Yes
    14116125118718.000.39Yes
    17118129127216.000.22No
    1911712812536.000.50No
    2012012612242.501.60Yes
  • a D5W, 5% dextrose in water.