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Nursing - Lab Values
Lab Values
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06/19/2008

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Term
Normal RBC Value
Definition
4.5 - 5.0 million
Term
Normal Platelet Count
Definition
150,000 - 450,000
Term

Normal Creatine Level

 

(measure kidney function) 

Definition
0.5 - 1.5 mg/dl
Term
Normal INR Range
Definition
1.3 - 2.0 mg/dl
Term
This lab order measures Coumadin (Warafin) effectiveness
Definition

Prothrombin Time (PT)

 

or

 

INR

Term
Normal Promthrombin Time (PT) time
Definition
10 -13 seconds
Term
Theraputic PT Level
Definition

1.5 - 2.0x normal

 

or

 

~15-26 seconds 

Term
Theraputic (target) INR Range
Definition

2.0 - 3.0

Term
Normal WBC count
Definition
4,500 - 10,000 ul(mm3)
Term

Normal Hemoglobin Level

 

(male & female)
Definition

Females: 12-16

 

Males: 14-18 

Term
Normal Hematocrit Level
Definition

36-54%

 

Term
Normal Calcium Level
Definition

4.5 - 5.5 mEq

 

or

 

8.5 - 10.5 mg/dl 

Term
Normal Magnessium Level
Definition

1.5 - 2.5 mEq/L

 

or

 

1.8 - 3mg/dl 

Term
Normal Potassium Level
Definition
3.5 - 5.0
Term
Normal Sodium Level
Definition
135 - 145
Term
Measure's Heparin effectiveness
Definition
aPTT
Term
Activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT)
Definition

25 - 35 seconds for clot formation

 

(for Heparin)

Term
Normal Neutrophil range
Definition
0.50 - 0.78
Term

Your hematocrit is 3x more than hemoglobin...

 

or....

 

 

Hmb x 3 = Hct

 

Hct / 3 = Hmb

Definition
How are Hemoglobin and Hematocrit related mathmatically?
Term
Liver or Kidney Damage
Definition
A high INR value can be a sing of what?