Discharge And Home Healthcare Guidelines

DRG Category: 296

Mean LOS: 5.4 days

Description: MEDICAL: Nutritional and

Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorder, Age > 17 with CC

474 Hypocalcemia result in tetany (condition of prolonged, painful spasms of the voluntary muscles of the fingers and toes (carpopedal spasm) as well as the facial muscles), which if left untreated, leads to car-popedal and laryngeal spasm, seizures, and respiratory arrest.

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