Authors' reply to a letter about the sodium equation.
What is it about?
The new sodium equation explicitly includes a rate of serum [Na] correction, to help make the treatment of hyponatremia or hypernatremia safer. Also, the equation is the first that can calculate a dose of salt tablets.
Why is it important?
The treatment of dysnatremia can be more quantitative and safer for the patient.
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