Hypocalcemia

Hypocalemia: (ex: Ca 6.4 = critically low)

  • Tx: Calcium gluconate 1,000mg IV X 1 dose over 1 hour
  • Tx: Calcium chloride 1g in sodium chloride 0.9% 100ml IV X 1 dose over 1 hour
    • Order Ionized calcium (normal: 1.12 – 1.32) – Order once a day.

 

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