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Management of Hypocalcemia

  • Robert S. Schoaps
  • Sprague W. HazardIIIEmail author
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Abstract

Hypocalcemia is a common finding in the surgical patient population. It may be associated with, or even caused by, other electrolyte abnormalities. Although acute management typically involves calcium replacement therapy, a systematic approach is vital to ensure the inciting etiology is identified and addressed.

Keywords

Calcium Electrolyte abnormalities Hypocalcemia Magnesium Phosphorous Vitamin D 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative MedicinePenn State Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA

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