Electrolyte disturbances are common among patients with chronic alcohol-use disorder. This review discusses these disturbances and focuses on the interrelationship between the physiological features of the relevant electrolyte disorders and approaches to therapy.
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From the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas (B.F.P.); and the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute, Cedars–Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles (D.J.C.).
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