Hypercalcaemia in a psychogeriatric population.

  • Glyn Harrison
  • Published 1983 in
    The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…


Serum calcium concentration was estimated, via a multichannel analyser, in all patients admitted to a 25 bed psychogeriatric inpatient unit and associated day hospital. Case notes of 629 consecutive admissions over a 42 month period were studied, and the prevalence of hypercalcaemia found to be 0.7 per cent, close to that estimated for the general… (More)