We are seeing more patients with hypercalcemia associated with taking calcium carbonate and other supplements. ... Patients may come in very ill, with their confusion related to the hypercalcemia,” he said.
The Brief Case section features a collection of individual cases—hypercalcemia of malignancy, euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis, VTE in Klinefelter syndrome, and more.
A. Acute kidney injury. B. Fracture-related hypercalcemia. C. Humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy. ... Therefore, furosemide should no longer be recommended as part of the management of hypercalcemia.
The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist is online and includes stories about ethics in hospital medicine, inpatient hypercalcemia, compassion fatigue and more. ... The latest issue of ACP Hospitalistis online and includes stories about ethics in hospital
A 49-year-old woman with bipolar disorder was admitted after she was noted to have significant hypercalcemia on routine labs. ... Lithium is thought to increase the threshold at which the parathyroid gland senses elevated serum calcium, such that
One involved a 72-year-old male patient with a medical history of hypertension who was admitted to the hospital from clinic for hypercalcemia (11.2 mg/dL) found on routine ... I would go to MDCalc.com,” Dr. Badlani said. “I type in the patient's
Some of this issue's topics include ethics in the hospital, diagnosis and treatment of hypercalcemia, and compassion fatigue. ... In our clinical coverage this month, we examine the most likely manifestations of inpatient hypercalcemia —and how to
Hypercalcemia of malignancy is common, reported in 20% to 30% of patients with cancer. ... Hypercalcemia can manifest as confusion, weakness, pain, gastrointestinal symptoms, polyuria, and kidney stones.
Metabolic problems that lead to emergent treatment for cancer patients include tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) and hypercalcemia. ... Unfortunately, hypercalcemia with a known cancer diagnosis has a poor prognosis and may best be treated palliatively, he added
I would go to MDCalc.com,” Dr. Badlani said. “I type in the patient's values, and it tells me this is definitely a real hypercalcemia.”. ... Continuing with his patient with hypercalcemia, Dr. Badlani said he would use ACP's Physician's Information