The nurse is caring for a critical patient with hypoparathyroidism. Which of the following complications should the nurse be alert for in a patient with severe hyposecretion of the parathyroid hormone?
• Serious complications of hypoparathyroidism include seizures, cardiac arrhythmias, and bronchospasm. These are a result of severe hypocalcemia.
• Renal failure, encephalopathy, and hypertensive crisis are not associated with hypoparathyroidism.