Assessing laboratory values: serum Na+, K+, and Ca+.
Florida State University School of Nursing, Tallahassee, USA.
- Published Article
Home care provider
- Publication Date
Apr 01, 1998
Three common electrolytes--sodium, potassium, and calcium--often are measured in home health patients. The nurse must monitor these laboratory values so that any abnormalities are detected early. Early detection and early treatment can prevent further complications for the homebound patient.
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