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Potassium (K+)
3.5 - 5.0 Eq/L
+ with Renal failure, crush injuries, burns, diuretics or dehydration

- with V/D and some wasting diuretics

Monitor Cardiac function
Always give diluted when IV
NEVER IM & NEVER Push
Chloride (Cl)
90 - 110
Hematocrit (HCT)
F = 37-47 %
M = 42-52%

% of RBC's in blood

+ COPD, Congenital Heart disease
- Anemia, blood loss, bone marrow failure, pregnancy
Sodium (Na+)
136-145 mEq/L
WBC Total
5,000 - 10,000 /mm3
RBC
F = 4.2 - 5.4 million/mm3

M = 4.7 - 6.1 million/mm3
Hemoglobin (Hgb)
F = 12 - 16

M = 14 - 18

Amount of hemoglobin available to carry O2 in blood
Calcium (Ca+)
9.0 - 10.5 mg/dl

Muscle contractility
Cardiac Function
BUN
10 - 20 mg/dl

Rough measure of renal function
Creatinine
F = 0.5 - 1.1

M = 0.6 - 1.2 mg/dl

Directly r/t renal function
Glucose (FBS)
fingerstick Blood Sugar
70 - 105 mg/dl
Cholesterol
Less than 200 total mg/dl
Platelets (Thrombocytes)
150,000 - 400,000/mm3

- with chemo or leukemia
PT
11.0 - 12.5 seconds

Clotting ability of Blood
Monitor with anti coag therapy
APTT / PTT
1.5 - 2 times the control

+ with Heparin therapy
Urinalysis
pH 4.6 - 8.0
Protein 0-8 mg/dl
Specific Gravity 1.005-1.030
No glucose or WBC's