Victoria’s blood glucose is normal 70 to 99 mg/dl (3.9 to 5.5 mmol/l). furosemide is a diuretic. although the nurse would monitor for a drop in bp in the client receiving furosemide, the primary concern is hypokalemia. victoria’s potassium level is normal (normal level is 3.5-5.0 meq/l [3.5-5.0 mmol/l])..
Look in the direction it is going. closer to acidic? (7.35) acidosis. then look at bicarb & figure out which is abnormal. if bicarb is out of range, it’s metabolic acidosis..