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Neonatal hypocalcemia: to treat or not to treat? (A review).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7836618     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The various definitions of neonatal hypocalcemia (NHC) are critically examined. The authors review the known and less known complications of NHC and of its treatment. They emphasize the need for a definition of NHC in terms of serum ionized rather than total calcium concentrations, the rationale for treating symptomatic NHC, as well as the need for further research in infants with asymptomatic NHC.
F Mimouni; R C Tsang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American College of Nutrition     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0731-5724     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Coll Nutr     Publication Date:  1994 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-02-24     Completed Date:  1995-02-24     Revised Date:  2008-06-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8215879     Medline TA:  J Am Coll Nutr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  408-15     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219.
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MeSH Terms
Calcium / administration & dosage,  adverse effects,  blood,  therapeutic use
Cardiovascular System / physiopathology
Hypocalcemia / diagnosis,  drug therapy*,  physiopathology
Infant, Newborn
Magnesium / blood
Nervous System / physiopathology
Reg. No./Substance:
7439-95-4/Magnesium; 7440-70-2/Calcium

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