Lab Values(1).txt

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NCLEX RN Lab Values
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  1. Hemoglobin (Hgb)
    • Male: 13-18
    • Female: 12-16

    Amount of Hemoglobin/100 mL of blood
  2. Hematocrit (Hct)
    • Male: 42-52 %
    • Female: 37-47 %

    Percentage of RBC per fluid volume of blood
  3. RBC
    • Male: 4.6-6.2
    • Female: 4.2-5.4

    Determines actual number of cells in relation to volume
  4. WBC
    5,000-10,000

    Amount and maturity of WBC elements
  5. Platelet
    150,000 - 400,000

    Used to diagnose hemorrhagic diseases, thrombocytopenia
  6. PT (prothrombin time)
    • 9.5 to 12 seconds
    • Coumadin Therapy: 1.5-2 times normal

    • Detects coagulation disorders
    • Monitors effectiveness of Coumadin Therapy
  7. PTT (partial thromboplastin time)
    • 20 - 39 sec
    • Heparin Therapy: 1.5-2.5 times normal

    • Detects coagulation disorders
    • Monitors effectiveness of Heparin therapy
  8. INR
    2-3.5

    Anticoagulant Therapy: Coumadin
  9. Albumin
    3.5 - 5.5 g/dl

    Used to detect malnutrition
  10. Calcium
    8.5-10.5
  11. Cholesterol
    <200
  12. Glucose
    • 70-110
    • HgA1C: 4-6%
  13. Magnesium
    1.5 - 2.5
  14. Potasium
    3.5-5.3
  15. Protein
    6.4-8.3
  16. Sodium
    136-145
  17. pH
    • 7.35-7.45
    • Low = Acidosis
    • High = Alkalosis
  18. PCO2
    35-45
  19. PO2
    80-100
  20. HCO3
    21-28

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