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    Pyelonephritis Case Study

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    or both kidneys. It is a lower urinary tract infection that ascended to the pelvis of the kidney. Severe cases of pyelonephritis can cause systemic sepsis, pyonephrosis, renal failure, multisystem failure and death. In most cases, the infection is caused by gram-negative bacteria, mostly Escherichia coli, which is transmitted from anal and perianal…

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    The Urinary System

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    bathroom. The urinary system starts with the kidneys which filter blood and produces urine. Urine then carried by what is called ureters which are two tubes that carry the urine to the bladder. The urine can be stored in the bladder until it becomes full in which case it then sends signals to the brain telling you it’s time to find a bathroom. Urination is the process of releasing urine from the bladder through the urethra and to out of the body. Kidneys don’t just produce urine they also…

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    Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease, also known as ADPKD, is the most commonly inherited kidney disease with over 400,000 US cases per year, Usually an adult-onset disease, ADPKD occurs in individuals and families of different races equally, all over the world. ADPKD causes numerous fluid filled cysts to form in both of the kidneys. As it progresses, the cysts slowly replace most of the normal mass of the kidneys. When this occurs, the cysts often reduce kidney function, which can lead…

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    Bladder Tissue Type

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    pain when urinating, red or brown urine, nausea, urinating in small amounts, and cloudy urine. The treatments can vary depending on how large the stone is. If they are smaller stones, drinking water and taking pain relievers will treat them. If they become larger where you cannot pass them, then you can use sound waves in order to break up the stones or you can have them surgically…

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    urine which is waste product of the kidney, can be used to detect different diseases or abnormality by doing urine analysis. urine is composed of water, certain electrolytes, and various waste products that are filtered out of the blood system. due to the kidneys filtration system big molecules, blood, and different ions are not supposed to leave the body, so their presence during analysis can indicate abnormality. The urinary system is responsible for maintain the fluid hemostat of the body,…

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    't I know this with my kidney problems I get told this a lot. When you hold your urine your actually putting a lot of pressure on your bladder and increasing the chances for a UTI. (10) “Take antibiotics” This is only if you experience recurring UTI 's. Diana…

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    Anatomy Assessment Claim

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    Anatomy Assessment Claim The kidneys are located just below the rib cage and filter blood. “Every day, the two kidneys filter about 120 to 150 quarts of blood to produce about 1 to 2 quarts of urine, composed of wastes and extra fluid.” The three major renal processes are glomerular filtration, tubular reabsorption and tubular secretion. Glomerular filtration produces a filtrate that is cell and protein free. This occurs in the renal corpuscle. Next, is tubular secretion. Taking place in the…

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    The speaker for laboratory’s role in acute kidney injury risk assessment was Denise Geiger, PhD, DLM (ASCP).The objective is to describe the laboratory’s role in acute kidney injury risk assessment, gain insight on how new biomarkers can improve clinical decisions and provide high value patient outcomes, and examine clinical research and applications of novel biomarkers for the assessment of AKI. The speaker was very detailed about this topic, but I only had what I can recall. I decided to go to…

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    store, and excrete urine from the body.” (Zimmermann) The kidneys are the organs in the body that filter waste and water from blood. This waste is called urine, which flows from the kidneys to the ureters, and is stored briefly in the bladder. As the bladder expands and becomes full, urine is released through the urethra. 2. A urinary tract infection, also known as a UTI, occurs when “bacteria gets into the urinary tract and multiplies.” (Kidney foundation) In other words, a UTI is a bacterial…

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    Raising Obese Pets

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    can be found in the kidney, bladder or urethra and may cause difficulty urinating. Besides the formation of stones, sludge also may form, most commonly in the bladder, which is an excess of calcium that has not formed into stones. A sludge deposit results in thicker, discolored urine, the urine may appear white or grey. According to Ms. Brown, some rabbits may get stones, others may have sludge and some may have neither and the reasoning behind sludge not turning into stones is unknown. Even…

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