Asked by Amanda Fraysure on Jul 11, 2024

What is the normal range of potassium found in the blood?

A) 8.6 to 10.0 mg/dL
B) 136 to 145 mEq/L
C) 3.5 to 5.1 mEq/L
D) 6 to 20 mg/dL
E) 21 to 28 mEq/L

Potassium

A chemical element with symbol K, essential for life, particularly for heart function and muscle contraction.

Normal range

The set of values that is considered healthy and typical for a specific measurement in medicine, outside of which may signify disease or an abnormal condition.

Blood

A vital fluid in humans and animals that delivers necessary substances like nutrients and oxygen to the cells and transports metabolic waste products away.

  • Apprehend the physiological rationale and impacts of familiar blood tests.