Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
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Sed rate, ESR.
To assist in diagnosing acute infection in diseases such as tissue necrosis, chronic infection, and acute inflammation.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
Method: Westergren or modified Westergren.
|Newborn||0–2 mm/hr||0–2 mm/hr|
|Less than 50 yr||0–15 mm/hr||0–25 mm/hr|
|50 yr and older||0–20 mm/hr||0–30 mm/hr|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425392/all/Erythrocyte_Sedimentation_Rate.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425392/all/Erythrocyte_Sedimentation_Rate. Accessed November 15, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425392/all/Erythrocyte_Sedimentation_Rate
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 15]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425392/all/Erythrocyte_Sedimentation_Rate.
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