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Urine specific gravity value or more than 1.030 indicates the urine is concentrated, as in conditions of dehydration
Urine specific gravity value less than 1.003 to 1.000 indicates urine is dilute, as in conditions of verhydration
The normal blood level of sodium is 135-145 mEq/L
hyponatremia less than 135 mEq/L
Hypernatremia greater than 145 mEq/L
Approximately 65 mEq/L of potassium is required each day to maintain the normal blood serum level of 3.5 to 5.0 mEq/L
hypokalemia less than 3.5 mEq/L
hyperkalemia greater than 5.0 mEq/L
hypochloremia below 96 mEq/L
hypergchloremia 106 mEq/L
The normal blood level of chloride is 96- 106 mEq/L
The normal ionized calcium level should be 4.5-5.6 mEq/L
Normal values range for phosphorus 2.4 to 4.1 mEq/L
Normal values for magnesium 1.5 to 2.5 mEq/L
Bicarbonate (HCO3-) 22 to 24 mEq/L
The normal pH is 7.35 -7.45 mEq/L