Four hyponatraemia-related deaths deemed to be avoidable
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Four hyponatraemia-related deaths deemed to be avoidable

A 14-year inquiry into five children’s deaths has published its report

The Inquiry into Hyponatraemia-related Deaths was established in 2004 following concerns about the treatment of three children – Adam Strain, Lucy Crawford and Raychel Ferguson – who had died in cases where hyponatraemia – low sodium in the blood – had caused or was a major factor in their deaths.

Nursing Children and Young People. 30, 2, 6-6. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.30.2.6.s2

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