Flashcards in 22. Poor Urinary Output Deck (9)
What are the causes of poor urinary output classified into?
What are the pre renal causes of poor urinary output?
What are the renal causes of poor urinary output?
Acute tubular necrosis
What are the post-renal casues of poor urinary output?
Bladder: neuropathic bladder
Urethra: BPH + blocked catheter
What is oliguria?
Reduced urinary output
What is anuria?
Complete absence of urinary output
What should you check the surgical operative notes for in a patient with poor urinary output?
Type of surgery- possibility of damage to the UT or dehydration in laparotomies
Blood loss- hypovolaemia resulting in inadequate renal perfusion pressure
List 4 nephrotoxic drugs
Some antibiotics e.g. gentamicin, vancomycin