Hypermagnesemia is a strong independent risk factor for mortality in critically ill patients: Results from a cross-sectional study

Published: 3 June 2015
Author(s): Dominik G. Haider, Gregor Lindner, Sufian S. Ahmad, Thomas Sauter, Michael Wolzt, Alexander Benedikt Leichtle, Georg-Martin Fiedler, Aristomenis K. Exadaktylos, Valentin Fuhrmann
Section: Original article

Patients with electrolyte imbalances or disorders have a high risk of mortality. It is unknown if this finding from sodium or potassium disorders extends to alterations of magnesium levels.