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How to treat hypermagnesemia (USMLE STEP 1)

How to treat hypermagnesemia (USMLE STEP 1)

The treatment of hypermagnesemia is

a) correction of existing acidosis

b) restoring depleted extracellular volume deficit

c) withholding exogenous magnesium

d) Temporary control of acute symptoms with infusion of calcium chloride or calcium gluconate

e) Peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis for persistent elevated magnesium or symptoms

 

 

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