Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphate Abnormalities in the Emergency Department.
Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2014 May;32(2):349-366
Authors: Chang WT, Radin B, McCurdy MT
Derangements of calcium, magnesium, and phosphate are associated with increased morbidity and mortality. These minerals have vital roles in the cellular physiology of the neuromuscular and cardiovascular systems. This article describes the pathophysiology of these mineral disorders. It aims to provide the emergency practitioner with an overview of the diagnosis and management of these disorders.
PMID: 24766937 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]