How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

19 terms

Nursing Lab Value Norms

STUDY
PLAY
RBC
RBC
Men: 4.3 -5.9
Women: 3.5 - 5.5
HCT
HCT
37% - 45%
WBC
WBC
5K -10K
HGB
HGB
12 - 15 g/100 mL
Platelets
Platelets
150-400 x 103/mm3
PT (Prothrombin Time)
PT
11-13 seconds
PTT (Partial Thromboblastin Time)
PTT
25 -35 seconds
INR
INR
0.9 - 1.3

(Warfarin therapy - 1.0 - 2.0)
BUN (Blood Urea Nitrogen)
BUN
7-18 mg/dL
Creatinine
Creatinine
0.6 - 1.2 mg/dl
Na
Na
135-145
Cl
Cl
98 - 100
K
K
3.5 - 5.0
Ca
Ca
Serum - 8.5 - 10.2 mg/dL
Mg
Mg
1.6 - 2.6
HCO3
HCO3
23 - 50
PO4
PO4

2.5 - 4.5 mg/dL
Glucose
Glucose
65 - 110
Albumin
Somewhere between 3 and 5 depending on age

Between 1 - 40 ys old = 3.7 - 5.1 g/dL

Between 41 - 60 ys old = 3.4 - 4.8 g/dL

Between 61 - 90 ys old = 3.2 - 4.6 g/dL


Low levels indicate liver failure or inadequate protein intake.