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Hypernatraemia is not usually seen unless the individual has a defective thirst mechanism or is unable to drink.
Electrolytes, osmolality, creatinine, urea; urine - electrolytes, osmolality.
|Artefactual result||See Table 1|
|Inadequate fluid intake, especially
|Excessive fluid loss, especially
|Excessive salt intake, especially