Endocrine System

Endocrine System

I. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF ENDOCRINE GLANDS A. Functions 1. Maintenance and regulation of vital functions 2. Response to stress and injury 3. Growth and development 4. Energy metabolism 5. Reproduction 6. Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance More »


Category Archives: Lab Values

Complete Blood Count (CBC) for Nurses


Complete Blood Count (CBC) for Nurses Memorizing and interpreting Laboratory values for nurses is not so easy. With the help of following right tips you’ll be able to memorize and complete your tasks easily. Let’s get started. A complete blood

Arterial Blood Gases (ABGs) Lab & Diagnostic Card


Blood gas analysis is used to evaluate respiratory function and provide a measure for determining acid-base balance. Respiratory, renal, and cardiovascular system functions are integrated in order to maintain normal acid-base balance. Therefore, respiratory or metabolic disorders may cause abnormal

63 Lab Values for Nursing Study


Here is a 63 key lab values that, hopefully will make your NCLEX experience little better. Some of these labs may vary a little from what you’re used to. You may remember lab values can change based on where you

Arterial Blood Gases Diagnostic Procedure


Remember these 3 Phases for any Laboratory Diagnostic Test. Pretest 2. Intra Test 3. Post Test Pretest: Client Preparation Intra Test: Specimen Collection and VS Monitoring Post Test: Monitoring and follow up nursing care

Arterial Blood Gases (ABGs) Critical Lab Values


Arterial Blood Gases (ABGs) Lab and Diagnostic Procedure Collect in an air-free heparinized syringe. Send in ice slurry to lab immediately. ■ ABGs provide information about acid-base balance and the levels of O2 and CO2 in the blood. ■ ABG