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Acute care numbers

Important lab values, etc

Normal Hgb 14-18 M; 11.5 F
<8 mg/dl Hgb no exercise
8-10 Hgb light exercise
>10 Hgb resistance as tolerated
Normal HCT 42-52 M, 37-47 F %
<25% HCT no exercise; usually transfuse
25-30%HCT light exercise
>30 % HCT resistance as tol
Normal platelets 50,000- 450,000
<10,000 plt bedrest; risk of bleed
<20,000 plt ADL's and AROM only
20-30,000 plt light exercises only
>50,000 plt resistance as tol
Normal WBC 5,000-10,000
<5,000 WBC increased handwashing
<5,000 WBC, w/ temp no PT
<1000 WBC reverse precautions
Normal glucose 80-120 mg/dl
<60 glucose poor ex tol
>300 glucose no PT
> 400 glucose possible ketoacidosis
Normal pH 7.35-7.45
<7.35 respiratory acidosis
>7.45 respiratory alkalosis
Normal PCO2 35-45
Normal PO2 80-100 mmHg
Normal INR 0.9-1.1
<2 INR ok to exercise
>2 INR check with MD, increased risk of bleeding
5-7 INR high risk of bleeding, vit K to help decrease effect of coumadin
Erytrocytes RBC M: 4.7-6.1 F: 4.2-5.4 x10 6/mm3
increased RBC policythenia
decreased RBC anemia
Erythrocytes sedimentation rate M; 15 mm/hr F: 20mm/hr
Platelet count 30-50,000 use moderate exercises
Bleeding time 2-10 min
Prothrombin Time (PT) 11-15 sec
SaO2 > 95%
SaO2 less then 88% requires supplemental oxygen (doctors prescription required)
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