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    blood pressure is 190/110 which is extremely high but it’s a common symptom to see with hyperkalemia. The presence of sodium increases the blood volume because water follows salt. High blood volume requires blood vessels to exert a greater force which raises blood pressure. 3) Given the severity of this patient’s symptoms, what are the best treatment options? How would this treat her headaches, delirium, and edema? I would first make Susan take Amoxicillin to get rid of the excess bacteria in her body. Along with that, I would prescribe water soluble diuretics for her high blood pressure. The diuretic Furosemide prevents the accumulation of salt by blocking the salt in the medulla. As a result Susan will be frequently urinating to rid the body of the excess sodium which is possible because without the accumulation of salt there will be nothing the fluid will hold on to anymore. Similar to Furosemide, Thiazide and Loop diuretics also decrease blood pressure and edema by escalating the amount of fluid and salt excreted in urine. 4) What is the likely prognosis for this patient? Will she be required to make any long-term dietary or lifestyle changes? Typically, individuals recover from post streptococcal glomerulonephritis within a couple of weeks. Depending on how damaged Susan’s kidney are as a result it could take anywhere from a couple weeks or even a couple of years to recover. Long term effects are rare. Nevertheless chronic kidney disease and failure is seen in a…

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    Thiazide Diuretics are very similar to loop diuretics in that they both get rid of sodium, chloride, potassium and water. Thiazide diuretics work at the proximal part of the distal convoluted tubule. Thiazides have the ability to increase uric acid plasma and glucose plasma levels. The only big difference between thiazide diuretics and loop diuretics is that the amount of diuresis make by thiazides are very low compared to the biggest amount of diuresis created with loop diuretics. Sulfonamide…

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    Since all individuals will begin the experiment in a slightly dehydrated state there will be high levels of Anti diuretic hormone and aldosterone, ANP levels on the other hand will be at a reduced level. We will test four different conditions during the experiment, continued dehydration, consumption of water, coke and Gatorade. All of these conditions will cause a shift in various aspects of homeostasis and will require compensation from the body through the renal system. The consumption of…

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    Drug Profile The generic name is Amiloride, and the trade name in New Zealand is Amizide [1]. The Drug class of Amiloride is potassium-sparing diuretics, it is a medication that increases urination without losing potassium [2]. The formulation of Amiloride is 10 tablets of 5mg Amiloride with 20ml of glycerol, then adding 0.1% Parabens, finishing with water makeup to 50ml in total. The final product containing 1mg Amiloride per ml [3]. Amiloride is indicated as adjunctive treatment with thiazide…

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    Uti Research Paper

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    encourage the growth of bacteria or germs quickly. 3. Waste water on a regular basis. Train children to urinate regularly. Urine on hold can cause the development of bacteria in the urinary tract and surrounding areas. It can magnify the risk of UTI in children. 4. Drink enough water. The consumption of white water, can make a child's urine disposal to be smooth. It can prevent the growth of germs in the sewer. Natural ingredients to prevent UTI (urinary tract infections). Diuretic or…

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    nephron’s tubules. Some fluids and electrolytes are reabsorbed at varies segments (proximal tubule, loop of Henle, distal tubule, collecting duct) along the nephron. Others are excreted via urine(3). Sodium and potassium are two of the most important electrolytes that is filtered in the kidney. Fluids in the body drops rapidly if too much sodium is excreted. Too much potassium build up in the body can lead to dangerous, and possibly deadly, changes in the heart rhythm(4). Diuretics help…

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    medications to help with Hyeprtension management. These include: Diuretics, ACE Inhibitors, Vasodilators, Alpha Blockers, Alpha – 2 Receptor Antagonists, Angiotension II Receptor Blockers, Calcium Channel Blockers, Central Agonists, and Peripheral Adrenergic Inhibitors. Some of these medications work together with other medications in order to lower blood pressure and others are able to be used by themselves in order to manage it. Alpha – 2 Receptor Antagonists and Peripheral Adrenergic…

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    safe and effective for HF patients who are able to participate to improve functional status. Cardiac rehabilitation has shown to reduce mortality, reduces hospitalizations, improves functional capacity, and improve Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL).1 Pharmacologic agents include that provide relief of symptoms only (i.e., diuretics) and those that also modify the course of the disease.3 Diuretics provide rapid relief of dyspnea and fluid retention.3 Diuretics inhibit the reabsorption of…

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    Antibiotics that are good at eliminating bacteria have no such opportunity to work its function because there are no bacteria. Even if bacteria exist, some side effects caused by antibiotics such as drug resistance and damages on liver and kidney will make antibiotics the worst choice. According to western doctors, patients with CPPS should take pain-killers to solve their problems, because they assume that pain can be the main problem that men have. Even though this pain would disappear when…

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    Furosemide Research Paper

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    Furosemide is a medication known as a loop diuretic (Allen, 2013). A diuretic is a medication which increases the amount of urine that passes out from the kidneys and they are often referred to as water tablets. It works by eliminating water and salt from the body through urination. In the kidneys, salt and water are filtered out of the blood and into the tubules of the kidney to the Glomerulus (Waugh and Grant, 2014), making the filtered fluid into urine (Omudhome, 2014). The sodium, chloride…

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