Textbooks and chapters

See Shils et al , Ziegler et al , and Heimburger et al .

Mason JB. Consequences of altered micronutrient status. In: Goldman L, Bennett JC. Cecil Textbook of Medicine . 21 st ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 2000:1170-8. A systematic review of the biochemistry, physiology, deficiency states, and toxic manifestations of micronutrients, and methods for assessing micronutrient status. Contains extensive tables.

Rude RK. Magnesium depletion and hypermagnesemia. In: Favus MJ. Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism. 3 rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven, 1996. pp 234-237. Comprehensive overview of magnesium depletion and excess.