Nicholas MacLean and Erin Girhiny
Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
The movement of different molecules through dialysis tubing was observed.
Benedict 's Solution
Test Tube Rack
Lab was demonstrated by teacher.
Observation of Physical Properties After Time and Heat
Observations After 24 hours
Observations After heating with Benedict’s Solution
ECF (H2O + I2)
travel through the semi permeable membrane (dialysis tube) causing osmosis.
Diffusion is when a substance is highly concentrated turns into a lower concentration, and is evenly distributed throughout. An example of diffusion is when you cook and the smell of food flows until it in dynamic equilibrium; which is the even distribution of the substance. Osmosis is the movement through a semi permeable membrane into another area of higher concentration. Osmosis moderate’s diffusion, it will…
Osmosis is the “diffusion of water across a selectively permeable membrane” (Raven et al. G-16). In this experiment, dialysis tubing was used to mimic the selectively permeable membrane to show what osmosis does when placed in different solutes. We filled dialysis tubes fill with different percentages of solute and placed them in beakers full of a different solute. Through this experiment, I saw what happens when the solution becomes hypertonic, hypotonic, and…
During my dialysis experience I found it to be very informative and interesting. We were not allowed to touch the patients or help with any care but the staff was interactive and explained was they were doing. The staff also was able to provided scenarios of different complications that happened and how they 'd respond. By the end of the first day I was able to see what the caregiver would due if a patient had muscle cramps, was short of breath and had chest pain. The first day I mostly…
5. Describe the medical and nursing management of a patient with acute renal failure. Include discussion of fluid administration, treatment of common electrolyte imbalances, and dialysis.
The nurse plays important role in managing fluid and electrolyte balance during an incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI). The nurse will assess and take objective data by observing and recording accurate intake and output. Also, the nurse will take daily measurements of the patient’s weight with the same…
because they switched from hemodialysis to peritoneal dialysis. Peritoneal dialysis is the process of inserting a stint into the abdomen with dialysis tubing, then periodically a dialysate enzyme is pumped through this tubing into the abdominal cavity, waste then diffuses through the peritoneum back into the dialysis tubing and is then drained from the abdomen. (2)
cAMP - Cyclic adenosine monophosphate in the article it was stated that albuterol helped push potassium into the cells by activating…
The kidneys keep up ordinary homeostasis by separating and discharging metabolic waste items, by directing acid–base offset, and by directing pulse and liquid volume . Abatement in renal capacity is brought about by numerous issues; among these are diabetes mellitus and hypertension. At present, analysis of renal brokenness is in view of such estimations as creatinine, urea, and electrolytes, and additionally on creatinine freedom. These circuitous estimations have low…
stupor of fatigue, restless in the hopes of a savior dead or alive. There are currently 4.5 million Americans who suffer from renal disease alone causing it to be ranked 9th cause of death in the USA (Chronic Kidney Disease, 2016). The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention has deemed that there is no such drug or procedure outside of dialysis or kidney transplantation. 20.1% of people will die to wait for a kidney using temporary treatments that only slows down death. The federal…
main types of methods to treat kidney disfunction namely Kidney transplantation and Kidney dialysis. This essay will discuss the positive and negative impacts of these two solutions on a patient with kidney failure.
Kidney transplant is the transfer of a healthy kidney from one person into the body of a person with relatively poor kidney function, intended to filter out toxic waste products in the blood to effectively make up the composition of urine. The function of the kidney is so efficient…
kidneys, or eliminate any obstructions in the urinary tract. Along with these treatments, a doctor may simultaneously reduce toxins from accumulating and prevent other problems or infections by using antibiotics. A strict diet may also help in the healing process, such as limiting the amount of potassium, sodium, and phosphorous intake.
A medical assistant can help make treatment run smoothly by helping to prepare any medical instruments needed. They can also handle the information that the…