Management of Hypocalcemia
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.
KeywordsCalcium Electrolyte abnormalities Hypocalcemia Magnesium Phosphorous Vitamin D
- 1.Goltzman D, Cole DEC. “Hypoparathyroidism.” Primer on the metabolic bone diseases and disorders of bone metabolism. 6th ed. Washington, DC: American Society of Bone and Mineral Research; 2006. p. 216.Google Scholar