Essay on Unit V

Submitted By rcrabb68
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1. What are renal calculi?

2. What are the manifestations seen with renal calculi?

3. What is the medical treatment?

4. What is the nursing management? (Include diet, medications, fluids oral and IV)

5. Why do we strain the urine when a patient has a kidney stone?

6. How would you explain the ESWL procedure to a client?

7. Hydronephrosis is a serious complication of kidney stones. Can you explain why?

8. RENAL FAILURE: Complete the following table

Acute Renal Failure

Chronic Renal Failure

9. What is the acid-base imbalance seen in Acute Renal Failure with the buildup of hydrogen ions in the kidney?

10. Why would we want to do monitor urine hourly in clients with Acute Renal Failure?

11. What is azotemia?

12. What is Uremia? What intervention should the nurse perform daily?

13. Can you name some of the multisystem effects related to ESRD on page 770 that you have learned that you will assess your patient for daily?

14. Why is it important to know the baseline on urine output with ESRD patients?

15. What is hemodialysis?

16. How does peritoneal dialysis differ from hemodialysis?

17. What does the nursing evaluation and care of a patient with a dialysis shunt entail?

a. Can we take a blood pressure in the affected arm?
b. Should lab draws be done in the affected arm?

18. Complete the following table regarding dietary restrictions in renal failure