Renal physiology

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  • Glomerular Filtration Lab Report

    glomerular filtrate. Because the afferent arteriole to the glomerulus is much larger than its efferent arteriole, fluid gets slowed down here quite a bit. The fluid that escapes the glomerulus through the efferent arteriole eventually goes to the renal vein. The rest of the glomerular filtrate is absorbed by the glomerular capsule directly adjacent to the…

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  • Acute Kidney Failure

    the causes renal failure . Pre-renal kidney injury is caused by hypo perfusion of the kidneys caused by volume depletion and renal artery stenosis( Cheung, Talbot , 2008) Intrinsic kidney injury involves structural damage to glomerulus, vessels, or kidney tubules which can be by prolonged pre- renal causes leading to cell necrosis by ischemia or by infectious agents and toxins that result in inflammation or injury . (ADIS International Ltd, 2009;Cheunget al ;2008; Talbot,2008). Post renal…

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  • Glomerulonephritis Case Studies

    2) What is your diagnosis for this patient (be specific)? How does this condition arise? What biological marker would you look for to confirm your diagnosis? My diagnosis is that Susan has post streptococcal glomerulonephritis. This condition is due to an antigen and antibody interaction which comes about right after strep throat infection has healed. Strep throat, is a bacterial infection caused by an antigen, group A streptococci. Post streptococcal glomerulonephritis, arises because…

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  • Case Study Baxter

    on nearly every floor, in every department, in almost every hospital worldwide (About n.d.). Their products range from hospital products such as intravenous solutions, sterile solutions, and premixed drugs to its renal portfolio. In layman terms, renal, means kidney and Baxter’s renal portfolio addresses the needs of patients with kidney failure or kidney disease through a variety of treatment options such as hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, multi-organ extracorporeal support therapy, and…

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  • Myopia Case Studies

    known as a genetic condition and has statistically been shown to affect more males than females. However, some colour blindness can also be a result of a genetic dysfunction (mutation) during growth. Chronic kidney disease, also known as chronic renal disease or chronic kidney failure is the progressive deterioration of kidney function over an extensive period and ultimately leads to permanent kidney failure after some years. Chronic kidney disease is often left undiagnosed until the failure…

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  • Zurampic Case Study

    transporters(atrovastatin, metformin, furosemide), even though the treatment with lesinurad(200 mg or 400 mg)would alter the maximum concentration(Cmax)and area under the concentration–time curve (AUC) of atrovastatin and furosemide, lesinurad would not change the renal clearance and diuretic activity of these drugs.[15] However, lesinurad definitely has some interaction with drugs of CYP2C9 inhibitors(such as fluconazole) or inducers(such as rifampin), which would influence the metabolic…

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  • Ckd Literature Review

    RESEARCH BACKGROUND: The end stage renal disease (ESRD) is a debilitating, chronic condition whereby the renal failure requires dialysis or renal replacement therapy (RRT) to survive (USRDS, 2002) According to the National Health Survey (NHS) 2009 it is evident that the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) among the adults in England is around 13%. Over the last four decades, there has been a major development in treatment of CKD that has improved the life expectancy when compared to previous years…

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  • Renal Disease Research Paper

    changes. There are a variety of sources used in this paper to present the most factual information about renal disease as possible, including: books, peer-reviewed articles, and professional websites. In this research paper it is discussed how one develops renal disease, the effects of renal disease, and possible prevention and treatment of renal disease, and the specific statistics pertaining to renal disease. Considering age related changes associated within the kidneys are normal, this paper…

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  • Davita Case Study

    Hiring people “who can get stuff done” which is also one the company’s core values. 3. Empowering the employees, taking their opinion in consideration and taking the decisions impacting the company as a whole. For example, the name change form Total Renal Care to Davita was done with employees voting for the name. 4. Focusing on Davita quality of Index which represented how well the patients have been looked after. It helped the employees directly see the positive outcome of their hard work…

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  • Mental Capacity Case Study

    Mary is an established HD patient, who undergoes dialysis 4 times a week. Mary is at the end stage of renal failure due to lupus nephritis. Mary had done peritoneal dialysis in 1992 and had done a renal transplant previously in 1999, unfortunately, it never worked. Because of the long history of renal problems Mary is known to most staffs and doctors in the ward and she is considered to be a positive person, never known for any mental health…

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