Mythbuster: Calcium Gluconate Raises Serum Calcium as Quickly as Calcium Chloride

The Calcium debate for Hyperkalaemia… As long as equivalent doses are used, calcium gluconate works as quickly (and to the same degree) as CaCl2 to raise calcium concentration… without the same extravasation risk.


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