Canterbury DHB

Context

Hypocalcaemia

Treatment of symptomatic hypocalcaemia (tetany, seizures, cardiac arrhythmias (heart block or ventricular arrhythmias)) with IV calcium is appropriate. See Hypocalcaemia on Hospital HealthPathways. Start with calcium gluconate IV 10 mL of 10% solution as bolus over 2 minutes.

About this Canterbury DHB document (6627):

Document Owner:

Sean Macpherson (see Who's Who)

Issue Date:

January 2019

Next Review:

January 2022

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Topic Code: 6627