Electrolytes Imbalances In An Unselected Population In An Emergency Department: A Retrospective Cohort Study

The following is a summary of Tazmini, K. Electrolyte imbalances in an unselected population in an emergency department: A retrospective cohort study. PLos One. 2019. 14(4): e0215673, which was developed independently of the article authors.

Key Messages

Electrolyte imbalances (EI) were common in patients who present to the Emergency Department (ED).
EIs had a negative impact on readmissions, in-hospital mortality, and hospital length of stay (LOS).
Increased training in EI diagnosis and treatment for ED physicians and more emphasis on EI monitoring is important …

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