The nurse is caring for a patient with congestive heart failure, hypotension, and endocarditis. Which of the following lab results should the nurse report to the physician?
• Normal range for lactate is 0.5-2.2 mmol/L.
• An elevated lactate is a sign of sepsis or tissue ischemia and should be reported to the physician.
• BNP, Troponin-I, and pH are all within normal limits.