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Authors

  1. Lim, Fidelindo DNP, CCRN
  2. Chen, Leon L. MS, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, CEN
  3. Borski, Daniel BSN, RN, OCN

Abstract

Hypocalcemia, one of the most dangerous complications associated with massive blood transfusion, can lead to potentially fatal neurologic and cardiovascular dysfunction. The focus of this article is on the nurse's role in caring for patients who develop hypocalcemia related to massive blood transfusion.