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    Calcium Correction for Hypoalbuminemia

    Calculates a corrected calcium level for patients with hypoalbuminemia.

    Patients with suspected hypocalcemia may have a "normal" calcium level resulted if their albumin is low. An alternative or additional confirmatory test for hypocalcemia is an ionized calcium level.



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    Dr. Xavier Parent

    About the Creator

    Xavier Parent, MD, is a biochemist at Hôpitaux Civils de Colmar in France. He has published many articles on topics related to electrolyte and ionic reactions in the body.

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