Authors: Panahi, Yunes
Mojtahedzadeh, Mojtaba
Najafi, Atabak
Ghaini, Mohammad Reza
Abdollahi, Mohammad
Sharifzadeh, Mohammad
Ahmadi, Arezoo
Rajaee, Seyyed Mahdi
Sahebkar, Amirhossein
Title: The role of magnesium sulfate in the intensive care unit
Language (ISO): en
Abstract: Magnesium (Mg) has been developed as a drug with various clinical uses. Mg is a key cation in physiological processes, and the homeostasis of this cation is crucial for the normal function of body organs. Magnesium sulfate (MgSO4) is a mineral pharmaceutical preparation of magnesium that is used as a neuroprotective agent. One rationale for the frequent use of MgSO4 in critical care is the high incidence of hypomagnesaemia in intensive care unit (ICU) patients. Correction of hypomagnesaemia along with the neuroprotective properties of MgSO4 has generated a wide application for MgSO4 in ICU.
Subject Headings: magnesium sulfate
intensive care unit
Issue Date: 2017-04-05
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