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Free online NCLEX Review for the Complete Idiot. LVN/LPN. Urine #1: Lab values of pH, specific gravity, terminology.

Some urine values and some fundamental terms. Good for Beginners pursuing Nursing.
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4.5 to 8.0. 6.0
Normal range of urine pH and normal urine pH value.
1.001 to 1.035
Normal urine specific gravity range (depending upon solutes present).
Glucosuria
Abnormally high glucose in urine:
Albuminuria
Abnormally high albumin in urine:
Ketonuria
Abnormally high ketones in urine:
Acidosis
Glucosuria and Ketonuria.
Glucosuria, Ketonuria
Found in the urine when Diabetes Mellitus is likely.
Hematuria
Blood in the urine.
False
T or False: It is normal to have nitrites in normal urine.
Pyuria
WBC's in the urine is called this.
Calcium phosphate crystals
Abnormal casts found in urine:
Urochrome
The pigment in normal urine giving it a deep yellow color.
Urinary Tract Infection
Cloudy urine can indicate this.
95
What % of urine is water?
Bilirubinuria
Abnormal amount of bilirubin in urine.
Hemoglobinuria
Abnormal amount of hemoglobin in urine.
Pyuria, Nitrites
UTI can be indicated if urine contains these.
Urea
1 of 3 nitrogenous wastes in urine.
Uric acid
1 of 3 nitrogenous wastes in urine.
Creatinine
1 of 3 nitrogenous wastes in urine.
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