Treatment of hypophosphatemia in patients receiving specialized nutrition support using a graduated dosing scheme: results from a prospective clinical trial.

@article{Clark1995TreatmentOH,
  title={Treatment of hypophosphatemia in patients receiving specialized nutrition support using a graduated dosing scheme: results from a prospective clinical trial.},
  author={Cheryl Lynn Clark and Gordon S. Sacks and Roland N. Dickerson and Kenneth A. Kudsk and Rex Brown},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={1504-11}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the safety and efficacy of a graduated dosing scheme of phosphorus replacement therapy in patients with hypophosphatemia receiving specialized nutrition support. DESIGN Prospective clinical trial. SETTING A 455-bed tertiary care institution, with Level I trauma designation. PATIENTS Seventy-eight adult patients, followed and co-managed by a multidisciplinary Nutrition Support Service, with a serum phosphorus concentration of < 3 mg/dL (< 0.97 mmol/L) and no evidence… CONTINUE READING