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What is the normal range for Mg?
1.5 to 2.5 mEq/L
What is the abnornal value for hyperMagnesemia?
HyperMg+ is caused when increased intake or ingestion of products containing Mg when what is present?
High serum Mg levels ________ neuromuscular & CNS function.
What are the 3 Cardiac clinical manifestations for HyperMg?
What are the 2 CNS clinical manifestations for HyperMg?
What are the 2 most common ways to treat HyperMg?
A pt has a Mg serium level >2.5 and is having cardiac complications, what would be the best way to treat this?
IV CaCl or
What would be a good thing to teach a cient with HyperMg?
avoid excess consumption of antiacids that contain Mg
What is the abnormal value for HypoMg?
HypoMg is caused by prolonged what?
fasting or starvation
HypoMg is caused by chronic what?
HypoMg is caused by fluid what?
HyppoMg is caused by decreased ______ and increase Mg _____, such as?
HypoMg is caused by certian meds such as?
A pts with HypoMg would have a positive what?
Trousseau's and Chvostek's sign
A pt with HypoMg would have decreased what?
What 2 major cardiac problems would a pt have who had HypoMg?
When treating HypoMg you want to give oral what?
When treating HypoMg you want to increase what? (give examples)
spinach, avocado, tuna fish
When treating HypoMg you want to discontinue what?
When HypoMg is severe treat it by giving what?
IV Mg sulfate