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Unformatted text preview: ACTIVE LEARNING TEMPLATE: Diagnostic Procedure jenniell Forbes STUDENT NAME______________________________________ CMP PROCEDURE NAME_____________________________________________________________________ REVIEW MODULE CHAPTER____________ Description of Procedure A comprehensive metabolic panel is a blood test that measures your sugar (glucose) level, electrolyte and fluid balance, kidney function, and liver function. Indications May be ordered as a part of a regular health examination. This test may be used to check on a medical condition, such as high blood pressure, or to help diagnose a medical condition, such as diabetes. Interpretation of Findings Normal findings are: Albumin: 3.4 to 5.4 g/dL, Alkaline phosphatase: 44 to 147 IU/L, ALT (alanine aminotransferase): 10 to 40 IU/L, AST (aspartate aminotransferase): 10 to 34 IU/L, BUN (blood urea nitrogen): 6 to 20 mg/dL, Calcium: 8.5 to 10.2 mg/dL, Chloride: 96 - 106 mEq/L, CO2 (carbon dioxide): 23 to 29 mEq/L, Creatinine: 0.6 to 1.3 mg/dL, Glucose : 70 to 100 mg/dL, Potassium : 3.7 to 5.2 mEq/L, Sodium: 135 to 145 mEq/L, Total bilirubin: 0.3 to 1.9 mg/dL, Total protein: 6.0 to 8.3 g/dL Potential Complications There is very little risk involved with having your blood taken. Some risks associated with having blood drawn are excessive bleeding, ainting or feeling lightheaded, hematoma, Infection. ACTIVE LEARNING TEMPLATES CONSIDERATIONS Nursing Interventions (pre, intra, post) There are no special preparation needed for this test. The patient will be informed that blood will be drawn. Educate client about the meaning of the tests and what interventions can be done to correct them Client Education When the needle is inserted to draw blood, you may feel moderate pain. Some people feel only a prick or stinging. Afterward there may be some throbbing or slight bruising. This soon goes away. Nursing Interventions teach patient about the signs and symptoms of complications to watch for and to report them to the physican Therapeutic Procedure  A3 ...
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