What is a calcium blood test?
Calcium is an important mineral in the body that assists with functions of the heart, muscles, and nerves. It is also an important part of bone development and blood clotting.
Answer and Explanation: 1
A calcium blood test is a test that measures the amount of calcium in your blood. A needle is stuck into your vein and blood is drawn into a specified...
See full answer below.
Learn more about this topic:
fromChapter 19 / Lesson 4
Major electrolyte levels in the blood may indicate healthy or unhealthy calcium levels. Learn to evaluate the importance of calcium in the human diet, contrast hypercalcemia and hypocalcemia, and understand the causes and symptoms of both.