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1

What is considered Low blood pressure?

90/60

2

What is considered High blood pressure?

130/90

3

Normal pulse rate in a 0-1 month old?

90-180

4

Normal pulse rate in a 1 month to 1 year old?

100-160

5

Normal pulse rate in a 1-3 year old?

90-150

6

Normal pulse rate in a 3-6 year old?

80-140

7

Normal pulse rate in a 6-12 year old?

70-120

8

Normal pulse rate in a 12-60 year old?

60-100

9

Normal pulse rate in a 60+ year old?

Depends

10

Normal respirations for an 12-60 year olds?

12-20

11

BMI of 18.5 or lower.

Underweight

12

BMI of 18.6-24.99.

Normal

13

BMI of 30+

Obese

14

What is an abnormal reading for Neutrophils?

What does it mean?

  • High levels = possible bacterial infection
  • Low levels = acute sepsis

15

What is an abnormal reading for Lymphocytes?

What does it mean?

  • High levels = Possible viral infection

16

What is an abnormal reading for Band cells?

What does it mean?

  • High levels = serious infection

17

What is an abnormal reading for Monocytes?

What does it mean?

  • High levels = Bacterial infection

18

What is an abnormal reading for Eosinophils?

What does it mean?

  • High levels = Parasitic infection

19

What does High sodium indicate?

What does Low sodium indicate?

  • High = dehydration
  • Low = dehydration

20

What does High potassium indicate?

What does Low potassium indicate?

  • High = poor kidney function
  • Low = possible arrythmias

21

What does High BUN indicate?

 

  • High = renal insufficiency and dehydration

22

What does High Creatinine indicate?

 

  • High = renal insufficiency

23

What does high BNP indicate?

possible heart failure

24

What does high CK (creatine kinase) indicate?

generalized muscle damage

25

What does high Troponin indicate?

Cardiac muscle damage

26

What does high D-Dimer indicate?

Possible Pulmonary embolism

27

What does high ESR and CRP indicate?

Active inflammation in the body

28

Urinary pH less than 5 or greater than 7?

UTI or kidney stones

29

High protein in urine?

may indicate kidney disease

30

High ketones in urine?

Dehydration

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

31

Presence of nitrites in the urine?

possible sign of UTI