Nursing 4 Lecture 1 Lab Values

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  1. Prealbumin
    NORMAL: 15-36 mg/dL

    - Indicates nutritional status (<10.7 severe deficiency) and liver function tests

    • Increased levels:
    • - Nephrotic syndrome
    • - Hodgkinds disease
    • - Pregnancy

    • Decreased Levels:
    • - Malnutrition
    • - Liver damage
    • - Burns
    • - Inflammation
  2. Total Protein
    • Albumin
    • - 3.5 to 5.0 g/dL
    • - Increased: dehydration
    • - Decrased: malnutrition, pregnancy, overhydration, liver disease

    • Total Protein
    • - 6.4 to 8.3 g/dL

    • Globulin
    • - 2.3 to 3.4 g/dL
  3. ABG's
    • pH:
    • - 7.35 to 7.45
    • - Increased: metabolic alkalosis, respiratory alkalosis
    • - Decreased: metabolic acidosis, respiratory acidosis

    • PCO2:
    • - 35 to 45
    • - Increased: COPD
    • - Decreased: pain, hyoxemia

    • HCO3:
    • - 21 to 28
    • - Increased: COPD
    • - Decreased: diabetic ketoacidosis, renal failure

    • PO2:
    • - 80 to 100
    • - Increased: hyperventilation
    • - Decreased: atelectisis, pneumothorax, hypoventilation

    • O2 Sat:
    • - 95% to 100%

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