JSAMS September 2014 (Vol. 17, Issue 5)

Exercise associated hyponatremia is one of the most serious medical consequences of endurance sport. If left untreated, severe exercise associated hyponatremia can result in serious medical complications and be potentially life-threatening. In the first Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport podcast led by Sports Medicine Australia CEO Nello Marino, Professor Ian Rogers from St John of God Murdoch Hospital and the University of Notre Dame discusses a piece of research he co-authored examining whether oral or intravenous administration of hypertonic saline is more effective for treating runners with hyponatremia.

View article: Efficacy of oral versus intravenous hypertonic saline in runners with hyponatremia