Alvaro Lapitz

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Hypocalcemia I. Problem/Condition. Hypocalcemia is a frequently encountered phenomenon in the hospitalized patient. It can range from asymptomatic to life-threatening in presentation. An understanding of the physiology of calcium metabolism is critical to determining the appropriate differential diagnosis and management. Continue Reading The serum calcium level is maintained by the activity of parathyroid hormone (PTH)…

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