Renal, Electrolytes & Hyponatremia

The aspects of renal medicine pertaining to sport are discussed in this module, where fluid balance, volume regulation and dehydration are outlined, along with exercise associated renal impairment. Renal trauma, UTI’s and single kidney situations in sports are examined, and the module concludes with a detailed explanation of hydration practices, hyponatremia in sport and related collapse in endurance athletes.

Written by: Dr Steve Reid

Release date: August 2020

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