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Chapter-14 Normal Lab Values for Adults

BOOK TITLE: Book: Best Before Exams—A Quick Review for Competitive Exams for Nursing Officers

Author
1. Mendagudli Veerabhadrappa G
2. Mahajani Viresh S
ISBN
9789352700622
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/14187_15
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
8
Author Affiliations
1. Dr Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundations (DVVPF’s), College of Nursing, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
2. VMMC Medical College and Shri Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj Sarvopchar Rugnalay, Solapur, Maharashtra, India
Chapter keywords
Hematology value, electrolyte value, hepatic enzyme, renal value, protein, lipid, thyroid, cardiac value, hematocrit, hemoglobin, mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, mean corpuscular hemoglobin, mean corpuscular volume, red blood cell count, white blood cell count, platelet count, neutrophil, neutrophil count, lymphocyte, lymphocyte count, normal adult range, laboratory value

Abstract

The chapter discusses about the common laboratory values like that of hematology values, electrolyte values, hepatic enzymes, renal related values, Protein, lipids, thyroid, and cardiac values. Hematology values covers hematocrit, hemoglobin, mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, mean corpuscular hemoglobin, mean corpuscular volume, red blood cell count, white blood cell count, platelet count, neutrophils and neutrophil count, lymphocytes and lymphocyte count, etc. Elevated or decreased levels may indicate an active infections or normal state. Sodium, potassium, and chloride values are also discussed under electrolyte values’ section. Normal adult range and optimal adult reading are stated for lipids like cholesterol, triglycerides, etc.

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