A 60 year old woman enters emergency room after a recent fainting episode.

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History

A 60 year old woman enters emergency room after a recent fainting episode following a strenuous hike. The patients medications include a diuretic for high blood pressure. Diuretic dose was recently increased from 25 to 50 mg per day.

Test Results

Elevated blood urea nitrogen. Serum sodium increased.



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