Client Laboratory Data - Client Laboratory Data Lab Test...

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Client Laboratory Data Lab Test Purpose Normal Value Client Results Reason Abnormal Sodium Determine whole-body stores of sodium, because ion is predominantly extracellular. (Van Leeuwen, 2009 p. 1065) 135-145 mmol/L 155 High: Dehydration. Vomiting. Potassium Assist in the evaluation of electrolyte imbalances. Evaluate response to treatment for abnormal potassium levels. (Van Leeuwen, 2009 p. 975) 3.5-5.0 mmol/L 2.7 Low: GI loss due to vomiting, nasogastric suction, and intestinal fistula. Alkalosis. Potassium uptake by cells is increased in response to release of hydrogen ions from cells. (Van Leeuwen, 2009 p. 975) Chloride Assist in confirming a diagnosis of disorders associated with acid-base and fluid imbalances. (Van Leeuwen, 2009 p. 307) 97-107 mmol/L 98 WNL Carbon Dioxide Evaluate increased venous CO 2 in the case of compensated metabolic alkalosis. (Van Leeuwen, 2009 p. 277) 22-26 mmol/L 26 WNL Blood Urea Nitrogen Assess nutritional support. Evaluate renal function. (Van
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course NA 123 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '10 term at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

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