Renal physiology

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  • Chronic Kidney Disease Essay

    There are three primary functions of the kidneys: Manage blood pressure Produce hormones and red blood cells Remove waste from blood Kidney disease for cats can be a result of a poor diet, genetics, bacterial infection, poisons and/or old age. This paper will provide nutritional guidelines in cases where age, diet or genetics generates chronic kidney disease (CKD) in a cat. While chronic kidney disease cannot be reversed and progresses with time, a diet modified for cats with CKD can help…

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  • Kidney Stones Research Paper

    Kidney stones, also known as renal calculi, are essentially smaller sized deposits of calcium which can be found in the nephrons and vary in size and shape. The stones have the opportunity to increase and travel down into the urinary tract, which can cause extreme pain throughout the body. Stones occur when salts in the urine form into a solid crystal. They can potentially block the flow of urine in the body and cause infection, kidney damage, or could lead to kidney failure. A sudden change or…

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  • Furosemide Research Paper

    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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  • Renal Failure Case Study

    Specialty Menu for Chinese Patient With Renal Failure Diagnosis: Renal failure is the slow digression of the kidneys in the body system. The disease can either be acute, or become chronic, which is more common among the elderly. Judith Hopfer, April Hazard Vallerand, and Cynthia A. Sanoski describe in Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses how this occurs. This can result from injury or by the aging process where the kidneys begin to shut down. (Hopfer, Vallerand, Sanoski, 496). Marilynn E. Doenges,…

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  • Osteomyelitis Case Study Nursing

    1. Medical Conditions/Diagnosis: Pa Dx include: Kidney failure, CRF, Diabetes, Edema, Anemia, and HTN. The reported effects includes: severe weakness, swelling and fluid retention in her extremities and in her abdomen. Pa receives ESRD - dialysis 3 days a week. Pa reports that she is no longer on the kidney transplant list due to risk factors associated with age. Pa has an hx of R great toe amputation in 5/5/2005 d/t osteomyelitis. Hx of L little toe amputation in October 2011 d/t…

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  • Renal Scan Research Paper

    Renal Scan A renal scan is a procedure used to look for problems with your kidneys. The kidneys are the organs that filter your blood and keep it clean. They move waste out of your blood and into your urine so it can be removed from your body. In this procedure, a small amount of radioactive material (tracer) is injected into your blood. The tracer will travel through your bloodstream and reach your kidneys. A scanner with a camera that detects the radioactive tracer is used to examine the…

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  • Hyperkalemia Case Study

    The decision is made that hemodialysis is now medically indicated. The attending physician asks you, "What are the major renal functions that dialysis replaces?" You correctly tell the physician which of the following? A: Increase in blood osmolarity and increase in blood pressure B: Increase in vessel fluid level and removal of creatinine C: Removal of extra solutes and…

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  • Fitness Components Of Squash

    Squash is a high intensity racquet sport that can be played between two individuals (singles) or two teams of two (doubles), like tennis. Squash is played in a four walled court, using a small rubber ball. The rubber ball can come in different variations, depending on how easily it is to get the ball warm and bouncy. The type of ball used is determined by the player’s skill level. Squash mainly uses fitness components that include, agility, anaerobic capacity and muscular power. The dominant…

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  • Examples Of Training For Muscular Fitness

    In chapter 14 it talks about the training for energy fitness. Your body continuously needs energy to power your muscle. Energy basically comes from the food we eat in order to become fuel for our body and this is distributed all over the body in order to create work. It also talks about ATP. Adenosine triphosphate is the only fuel a cell can use to contract muscle, build new tissue and transports minerals and waste throughout the body. This chapter also talks about the anaerobic system. I talks…

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  • Veert Shock Research Paper

    Vert Shock Vertical Jump Training Program Review Introduction to Vert Shock? Vert Shock is a vertical jump training system created by Adam Folker and Justin ‘Jus Fly’ Darlington. It is specifically designed to help athletes to enhance their vertical jump. The program assures to extend the vertical jump by 9 to 15 inches in the time frame of 8 weeks and then it is easy to dunk. It’s not just a magic solution or a fairy tale but a pretty bold statement, because the guys who created it, Adam…

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