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Free water deficit
0.6 * Weight in kg * (Sodium/140) -1)
For use in determining the amount of free water (in liters) needed to treat hypernatremia.
Infuse 1/2 of the deficit over 24 hrs., then the remainder over the next 1-2 days
From p561 Current Emergency Diagnosis and Treatment, 3rd ed.
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Weight_lbs
Sodium (mg/dL)
Weight in pounds
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