Magnesium has been shown to play an important role in the body. In the critical care setting of particular concern is the role of Mg++ in the treatment of malignant tachydysrhythmias such as ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation. Research is being conducted to determine appropriate methods of assessing Mg++ status, the relationship of altered Mg++ states to clinical manifestations, and the treatment of the abnormalities associated with Mg++ deficiency. Safe and effective forms of parenteral and oral Mg++ supplements are currently available.
Articles| May 01 1991
Magnesium metabolism: a case report and literature review
Crit Care Nurse (1991) 11 (5): 62–67.
- Views Icon Views
- Share Icon Share
- Tools Icon Tools
BA Friday, RA Reinhart; Magnesium metabolism: a case report and literature review. Crit Care Nurse 1 May 1991; 11 (5): 62–67. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/ccn1922.214.171.124
Download citation file: