Albumin level-rationale: protein and vitamin c help build and repair injured tissue. albumin is a major plasma protein; therefore, a clients albumin level helps gauge his nutritional status. potassium levels indicate fluid and electrolyte status. lymphocyte count and differential count help assess for infection.client needs category: physiological integrityclient needs subcategory: basic care and comfortcognitive level: comprehensionreference: craven, r.f., and hirnle, c.j. fundamentals of nursing: human health and function, 5th ed. philadelphia: lippincott williams & wilkins, 2007, p. 985.