The client is being evaluated for a low calcium condition. Clinical manifestations of low calcium include the following. Select all that apply.

 

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- Tetany

- Muscle flaccidity

- Negative Trousseau’s sign

- Positive Chvostek’s sign

- Skeletal fractures

Rationale

Signs of low calcium include tetany and muscular irritability, positive Trousseau’s sign, positive Chvostek’s sign, longer clotting times and skeletal fractures. VTach and EKG changes can also happen.

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