Incidence and Risk Factors of Hypomagnesemia in Patients of Surgical Intensive Care Unit of Taibh University Madinah Hospitals

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Maher Abd Elhamed Sherif
Abdelbadee Ameen
Mahmoud Mohammed Alsagheir Ahmed Soliman
Ayman Said Abdelaziz kandil
Yara Ayman Iskandarani
Adol Eskandarani
Ibrahim Elalfy
Reda Khalil


Hypomagnesemia, Surgical Intensive Care Unit


Background: Magnesium is the 4th most common cation in the human body and the second most common cation inside of cells. In the ICU, patients often have low magnesium levels, a condition known as hypomagnesemia. Magnesium deficiency is common in critically ill patients due to gastrointestinal and/or renal disorders, which can lead to severe neuromuscular and cardiovascular clinical symptoms due to subsequent hypokalemia and hypocalcemia.
Aim: to identify patients at risk for hypomagnesemia in the surgical intensive care unit at Taibh University Madinah Hospitals.
Patients and Methods: Research was done on 130 people at the University of Taibh University Madinah Hospitals. Over the course of 6 months, we monitored everyone at the Intensive Care Unit of Taibh University Madinah Hospitals. Humans > 18 years.
Results: There were significant correlation between Magnesium (mmol/l) and Age and Sex and Medical condition, between Magnesium (mmol/l) and Age and Sex and Residence and between Magnesium (mmol/l) and Age and Sex and Residence.
Conclusion: Magnesium disorders are widespread in those who are seriously unwell. We found that severely ill individuals typically have lower serum concentrations of calcium, magnesium, and phosphate. magnesium is significantly correlated to Age, Sex and Medical condition.

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