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CK- creatine kinase. CK-MB shows an increase in about x hrs after the start of a MI, peaks in xhours, and returns to normal in x hrs? 6 hours, peak-18, back to norm in 24-36
Troponins (troponin T and I): cardiac muscle proteins actin and myosin which contract the heart muscle (can detect even minor injury)…increases in x-x hrs after damage and peaks at x-x hours and can be detected up to x days 4-6hrs after damage, peaks at 10-24 hrs, detection up to 14 days
Potassium: 3.5-5.0
Calcium: 9-11
Sodium 135-145
Magnesium 1.5.-2.5
BNP BNP– Indicate Heart Failure 100-500 indicate lvl or presence of HF
BUN 7-20
Creatinine 0.5-1.5
Hemoglobin 13-17
Hematocrit 40-45
RBC 4.2-6.2million
WBC 4.5-11
platelets 150-400,000
pH Bicarb (HCO3 CO2 Compensated– CO2 and Bicarb abnormal but pH is normal When in Rome (Resp. Opposite) (Met. Equal) pH 7.35-7.4 Bicarb (HCO3)= 22-26 mEq/l CO2= 35-45 mmHg Compensated– CO2 and Bicarb abnormal but pH is normal When in Rome (Resp. Opposite) (Met. Equal)
ICP 10-20 (IOP)
TSH 0.4-4.0
T3 100-200
T4 4.5-11.2
PT, INR Norm, TX Norm PT 10-13secs tx 2.5 x , INR 0.8-1.2 tx 2.5 x
pTT, aPTT tx: 60-70 sec, norm 24-36
Urine specific gravity 1.003-1.030
mg 1.5-2.5
phos 2.8-4.5
total protein 6-8
albumin 3.5-5.0
AST, ALT AST-7.40 ALT 5.36
ammonia 30-70
bilirubin 0.2-1.3
Created by: kerinska