Flashcards in Chemistries Deck (46)
Gives and a 1-2 week glucose bound to albumin.
Help maintain water balance, osmotic pressure, muscle and nervous function
First indication of dehydration.
Most common intracellular cation
50% found in bones.
99% located in bones.
Inversely related to calcium
Normal ph of the body
What does a chemistry measure?
Proteins and chemicals
How long after drawing blood do we have to run a chemistry?
One hour or glucose is affected
What affects glucose?
Contact with red cells, stress
What electrolyte is most common intracellular cation?
What electrolyte is most common extracelluar cation?
What three things make up total protein?
Albumin, globulin, fibrinogen
What cause glucose uria?
Glucose gets too high and the kidneys to filter out so it dumps out and ends up in the bloodstream and therefore the urine.