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Electrolytes Made Easy: PT 2
Calcium (Ca2+) Lab Value
8.5 to 10.5 mg/dL
< 8.5 mg/dL Ca2+
Decreased Bone Density
Oral and IV Replacement of Ca2+
> 10.5 mg/dL Ca2+
No Calcium Intake
Loop Diuretics instead of Thiazide Diuretics
Increased Risk for Renal Calculi
Albumin Lab Value
3.5 - 5.5 g/dL
Common Therapeutic Diets
Low Residue (Fiber)
Decreased Calcium and Increased Phosphorus
IV Calcium Chloride
Oral Calcium Supplements with Vitamin D
Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2)
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