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  • Hematuria Case Study

    Case Study #2 - Hematuria. 1. Why did this patient require a retrograde pyelography and an antegrade pyelography? Retrograde pyelography is an invasive inspection of the kidneys from a distal way through the ureters. It has been used as a primary method infrequently, but it has a few probable signals when it can be a secondary method. Retrograde pyelography is mostly used to examine lacerations of the ureter. It generally necessitates a universal painkilling, and may end in the introduction of germs. The test can help discover what is the basis of the patient’s urinary issue. It can recognize obstacles such as tumors or tapering in the kidneys. It is habitually done if other examinations have been unconvincing. The test should expectantly give…

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  • C Diff Case Studies

    admissions, she remained positive for C diff and is currently on a vancomycin taper for treatment of recurrent C diff. Over the past several admissions, she was found to have bacteremia with organisms such as Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Eubacterium lentum, Enterococcus faecalis and Acinetobacter lwoffi. On examination, she had diffuse abdominal and renal angle tenderness. Renal function was normal, without evidence of microscopic or macroscopic hematuria. She was found to have an elevated ESR,…

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  • Appendectomy Case Studies

    Kidney stones develop when crystal precipitate from the urine and collected within the kidney papillae, ureter and renal pelvis. The most common kind of kidney stone contains calcium oxalate and calcium phosphate. Diagnosis is made based on clinical history, supported by investigations and diagnostic imaging. Signs and symptoms include, pain, mostly severe, renal angle tenderness, hematuria, or digestive symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. The onset of pain is sudden and usually felt…

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  • Functional Function Of The Kidney

    normal is clear yellow or amber 2. straw colored = diluted 3. highly colored = concentrated urine due to insufficient fluid intake 4. cloudy or smoky = infection, spermatozoa 5. red or red brown = hematuria, bleeding or drugs and food 6. yellow-brown or green-brown = obstructive jaundice or lesion from bile duct 7. dark-brown or black = malignant melanoma or leukemia • pH 1. maintain normal hydrogen ion concentration in plasma and ECF 2. must be measured in…

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  • Middle Range Theory Of Acute Pain

    This particular patient was a 36 year old female who was diagnosed with loin pain hematuria syndrome. According to the patient her experience with this syndrome has been less than a positive one. With her condition she experiences episodes of crisis where her pain becomes unbearable, leading to a hospitalization. Her primary care provider has tried several different treatments to relieve her pain. Recently she had obtained a kidney auto transplantation, where the kidney is moved to the anterior…

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  • Chemical Reagent Dipsticks: A Case Study

    can correlate with a condition within the patient. When observing for blood on the dipstick, a normal result should be negative. This would indicate there is no blood in the urine. According to Strasinger and Di Lorenzo (2008), if the urine specimen appears red or pink and cloudy with a positive result on the dipstick, this would indicate hematuria. Hematuria can be correlated with disorders of renal origin where the bleed is caused from trauma or damage to the organ. A positive reaction for…

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  • Glomerulonephritis Essay

    leading to Bowman capsule crescent formation, proteinuria/hematuria, and ultimately kidney failure. In addition to damage to the kidneys, Goodpasture syndrome also damages the alveoli. Alveolar sacs are surrounded by a basement membrane composed of the same collagen (type-IV collagen) as renal capillaries, thus anti-GBM-Abs will bind to pulmonary capillaries as well. When bound to the pulmonary capillaries, similar complement activation occurs which results in pulmonary hemorrhage.…

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  • Nicole Mills Nursing Case Study

    The patient, Nicole Mills, began with having acute nausea which rapidly escalated to dizziness and vomiting. Mrs. Mills explained that, as time progressed, her stomach felt as though it was “going to burst.” After taking some time off work, the patient accounts that the symptoms appeared to had gone away. This feeling was short-lived as small pains began to appear in Mrs. Mills’ abdomen. Furthermore, her nausea returned along with the added symptom of hematuria. It was at that point that Mrs.…

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  • Urology Essay

    42 (41.2%) respectively. Most of respondents 54 (53%) consider urology a male dominant specialty. Perception of career 12 (11.7%) of the respondents were willing to choose urology as career most of them were males. the main reasons behind non-choosing urology as career were unattractive lifestyle 22 (21.6%), Social issue 19 (18.6 %), and limited specialty 12 (11.8%). Perception of urology knowledge and skills 48 (47.1%) of the respondents reported that they can efficiently perform digital…

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  • Bladder Cancer Awareness Essay

    by pure squamous cell phenotype. • Adenocarcinoma usually arises from the glandular (secretory) cells and often has urachal origin. • Some bladder cancers have mixed variants TCC and SCC areas. Other uncommon subtypes include undifferentiated carcinoma variants such as small cell carcinoma, giant cell carcinoma, mesenchymal tumors, lymphoepitheliomas and secondary malignancies (either via direct extension or as a site of distant metastases). Bladder cancer may occur as superficial, invasive…

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