Critical Lab Values List: this shows the values when the lab becomes "critical" or serious, often indicative that an intervention needs to be implemented by the Nurse & health care team STAT. Included is the BMP, CBC, Serum Drug Levels, Coagulation Studies, & ABGs.
The electrical impulse moves through the heart as it contracts between 60 to 140 times a minute, depending on age of person. The contractions of ventricles represents a single heartbeat. Atria contraction is a little faster then the ventricles so the blood empties into the ventricle before their contraction.