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Potassium

3.5-5.0 mEq
-affects the heart

2

Sodium

135-145 mEq
-low worse due to seizure
-high sodium=HTN

3

Magnesium

1.5-2.5 mEq
-affects heart

4

Calcium

8.6-10.2 mEq
-worried about low calcium
-calcium and phosphate, if one is high the other is low and vise versa

5

What is albumin?

A protein