Table 3

‚ÄÉTreatments given for hyponatraemic patients

Treatmentn (%)
DDAVP, desmopressin.
No treatment44 (42)
Fluid restriction38(36)1 l/day20 (19)
1.5 l/day15 (14
0.5 l/day3 (3)
Intravenous saline0.9%24 (23)
1.8% (with 4% dextrose)1 (1)
Fluid restriction and intravenous saline7 (7)
Democlocycline1 (1)
DDAVP1 (1)
Diuretic stopped/reduced10 (10)
Dextrose changed to saline2 (2)