•Troponin-I level of greater than 0.03 is indictative of a myocardial damage.
•Troponin-I is more specific for cardiac muscle injury than CK-MB and is elevated sooner.
•The remaining options are all within normal limits.
The nurse is reviewing the lab results of a jaundice patient suspected of having liver disease. The nurse would expect to note:
Note: This is a SATA question, there are more than 2 correct answers
The nurse is assessing a patient after returning from surgery. After reviewing the patient's lab results, the nurse should notify the physician of:
A nurse on a medical unit is assigned patients with acid-base irregularities. While caring for a patient with gastric lavage or prolonged vomiting, the nurse should assess for:
A patient who is diagnosed with diabetes mellitus was ordered to have an arterial blood gas (ABG). The attending physician suspects that the patient is experiencing metabolic acidosis. Which set of arterial blood gases should the nurse expect to find if the patient is having metabolic acidosis?