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Electrolyte derangements in large animal patients

Magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, and chloride

Have you ever wondered how you would go about treating any of these electrolyte derangements? Or, what might result in these electrolytes becoming dangerously high or low? Check out this handout for tips on deciding what form, and how much, of each of these electrolytes to give.

I realize that most veterinarians don't get excited about this topic like I do, so I tried to boil it all down to a few bullet points for each electrolyte. Please let me know if you have questions after looking this over.

Electrolytes 2 cheat sheet pdf
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