Normal Lab Values

It's a great idea to use these normal lab values provided by the boards when your doing Questions.  

Print out the sheet and start using them so when the exam comes your ready to "rock and roll"!

Normal Lab Reference Values



"I had tons of questions that gave me lab values and it takes time to check the table if we don't know them, so learning them would make students more time efficient and have extra time for the tough questions "

- Roberto R. 2016



Barone's Key Lab Values - Organized Version


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#8 cornel 2016-01-24 19:10
We need to know the most common normal values and spend time only on values which we do not know .
I never waits time on CBC or electrolytes but check PTH to make sure I did not miss anything , otherwise practice makes perfect as usual
#7 John Ray H 2016-01-24 18:56
Know the important ones. Comes back when you get on the wards
#6 Steven Y 2016-01-24 05:09
Also keep in mind that sometimes "normal" values can actually be abnormal, e.g. a normal PTH in the setting of hypercalcemia... or a normal pCO2 in the setting of asthma exacerbation. Keep at it!
#5 Josh R 2016-01-24 05:06
agree 110%. just take the standard values from the NBME sheet and put them onto quizlet. learn a couple per day over a month or so and reinforce every day. much easier to commit to memory.
#4 Mary Jo R 2016-01-24 05:05
Knowing the basic lab values not only helps you for the Boards, but gives you and advantage during your clerkship.
#3 Dunia S 2016-01-24 05:04
Thanks a lot
#2 Divyanshu S 2016-01-24 05:01
#1 Noon G 2016-01-24 03:10
Thank you sir!
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