You have a patient with complaint of rectal bleeding. Which of the following finding is very concerning and the priority issue that needs to be addressed?

 

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- Hemoglobin of 5

- Potassium of 5

- Albumin of 5

- Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate of 5

Rationale

Patients with a hemoglobin of 5 are at risk of losing all their blood. Anything under 8 is concerning. All other lab values are within normal limits

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