Farah A. Kaiksow, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Farah A. Kaiksow

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Hypermagnesemia

I. Problem/Condition. Magnesium plays a key role in adenosine triphosphate (ATP) metabolism, calcium and potassium regulation, and cardiac and neural conduction. Hypermagnesemia is rare in the setting of normal renal function given the kidney’s ability to decrease reabsorption when levels are increased. However, recent evidence suggests that even mild hypermagnesemia is associated with increased in-hospital…

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