Picmonic NCLEX® Question of the Day

A sweet, 92-year-old woman with chronic kidney disease is being cared for in the medical-surgical unit. Upon assessment, the nurse notes the patient is breathing at a rate of 8 breaths per minute, has a blood pressure of 90/50mmHg, and exhibits decreased deep tendon reflexes. The nurse notes the patient's magnesium level is 3.9 mEq/L. Which of the following medications does the nurse most likely expect to be ordered for this patient?

Magnesium Citrate
Calcium Citrate
Calcium Gluconate
Magnesium Sulfate
Infusion of Glucose and Insulin
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