yotsubatoThis patient does not undergo a water deprivation test +72019-06-10T11:08:20Z
niboonshCompulsive water drinking or psychogenic polydipsia is now increasingly seen in psychiatric populations. Effects of increased water intake can lead to hyponatremia causing symptoms of nausea, vomiting, seizures, delirium and can even be life threatening if not recognized and managed early.
missi19998Just wondering why it in not resistance to ADH action of vasopressin+2019-06-23T19:42:28Z
amarousisbecause he would be hypernatremic with no ADH. can't resorb any water+12019-06-30T22:10:04Z
mbourneIf it was Nephrogenic DI, you would have essentially have the effects of too LITTLE ADH. This patient shows severe hyponatremia, essentially the effects of too much water in the serum. This could be from SIADH or polydipsia, and the question stem and answer choices leave us with Psychogenic Polydipsia as the correct response.+2020-01-11T04:10:01Z