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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Treatment status of hypercalcemia by severity

TotalMildModerate-severe

(n=177)(n=103)(n=74)
No treatment47 (26.6)44 (42.7)3 (4.1)*
Hydration78 (44.1)38 (36.9)40 (54.1)
 Hydration only31 (17.5)24 (23.3)7 (9.5)
Medical treatment99 (55.9)35 (34.0)64 (86.5)
 Bisphosphonate + calcitonin58 (32.8)14 (13.6)44 (59.4)
 Bisphosphonate only34 (19.2)15 (14.6)19 (25.7)
 Calcitonin only7 (4)6 (5.8)1 (1.4)
 Loop diuretics42 (23.7)17 (16.5)25 (33.8)
 Glucocorticoids8 (4.5)4 (3.8)4 (5.4)

These three patients were transferred to other nursing home or to hospice care, so the treatment outside this hospital could not be evaluated.

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