As a nurse you are expected to know about electrolytes, their normal levels, and what effect they have on the body if they fall outside of their usual range. Here are a few key electrolytes you’ll want to memorize!
To help you with analyzing ABGs, we have created a cheatsheet that outlines: What lab values you will see with a given ABG finding. What assessment findings you will see. Causes for the abnormality. Possible solutions.