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04 August 2007

Mnemonic No. 3: Hypernatremia

"You Are Fried"

F - Fever (low), flushed skin

R - Restless (irritable)

I - Increased fluid retention & increased BP

E - Edema (peripheral and pitting)

D - Decreased urinary output, dry mouth

Can also use this one:

"SALT "

S = Skin flushed

A = Agitation

L = Low-grade fever

T = Thirst

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