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NCLEX values

Sodium (Na) 135-145 mEq/L
Potassium (K) 3.5-5.0 mEq/L
Calcium (Ca) 8.5-10 mg/L
Chloride (Cl) 98-106 mEq/L
Magnesium (Mg) 1.6-2.6 mg/dL (1.3-2.1 mEq/L)
Phosphorus (PO4) 2.5-4.5 mg/dL (1.7-2.6 mEq/L)
Serum osmolality 275-295 mOsm/kg
RBC 4.5-5.0 million
WBC 5,000-10,000 mm3
Platelets 250,000-400,000 mm3
Hemoglobin (Hgb) Males 14-18 g/dL
Hemoglobin (Hgb) Females 12-16 g/dL
Hematocrit (Hct) Males 42-52%
Hematocrit (Hct) Females 37-48%
Glycosolated Hemoglobin (Hgb A1C) 5% (up to 7% in diabetic)
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) <20 mm/hr
Bleeding time 2-9.5 min
Activated coagulation time (ACT) 150-180 sec
INR 1.5-4.5 sec
Platelets 150,000-450,000/mm3
Prothrombin time (PT) 9.5-13 sec
Partial thromboplastin time (PTT) 22-32 sec
Therapeutic range (heparin)) 2.0-2.5 X normal limit
Bicarbonate (HCO3) 22-26 mEq/L
pH 7.35-7.45
PaC02 35-45 mmHg
Pa02 80-100 mmHg
Sa02 94-100%
Glucose 70-110 mg/dL
BUN 5-20 mg/dL
Serum creatinine 0.5-1.2 mg/dL (< 2 in older adults)
Creatine kinase (CK or CPK) 10-80 U/L
CK-MB 0-3% of total CK
Uric acid 2.4-7 mg/dL
Triglyceride < 150 mg/dL
Total cholesterol < 200 mg/dL
LDL < 130 mg/dL
HDL > 40 mg/dL
Total bilirubin 0.3-1.2 mg/dL
Protein 6-8 g/dL
Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) 5-40 U/L
Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) 5-40 U/L
Alkaline phosphatase 30-95 U/L
Amylase 25-125 U/L
Lipase < 200 U/L
Thyroxine (T4) 5-12 µg/dL
Triiodothyronine (T3) 800-200 ng/dL
BNP < 100 pg/mL
Albumin 3.2-5 g/dL (older adult 3.2-4.8 g/dL)
Digoxin 0.5-2.0 ng/ml
Lithium 0.5-1.5 mEq/L (toxic @ 2.0)
Theophylline 5-15 µg/dL
Heart rate 80-100
Respiratory rate 12-20
Blood pressure < 120 (systolic)/ < 80 (diastolic)
Urine Specific gravity 1.010-1.035
Urine Ph 4.5-7.8
Negatives in Urine Glucose, RBC, WBC, Albumin, Ketones
Created by: clabinski