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Equation of Koch et al for Estimating Ionized Magnesium Levels from the Total Magnesium Concentration

Purpose:

To estimate the ionized magnesium level for a patient in the ICU from the total magnesium concentration using the equation of Koch et al.

Specialty:

Endocrinology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

laboratory tests

ICD-10:

E83.4

Description:

Koch et al studied total and ionized magnesium levels in patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). They determined that the ionized magnesium could be estimated based on the total magnesium serum level. The authors are from the University of Texas in Houston.

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