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ADH

antidiuretic hormone-vasopressin

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ARF

acute renal failure

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BILI

bilirubin

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BUN

blood urea nitrogen

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CAPD

continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis

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CATH

catheter catheterization

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CCPD

continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis

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CKD

chronic kidney disease a condition during which serum creatinine and BUN levels rise which may result in impairment of all body systems

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CI

chloride an electrolyte excreted by the kidney

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CRCL

creatinine clearance also seen as crci and clcr

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CRF

chronic renal failure- progressive loss of kidney function.

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C&S

culture and sensitivity testing to determine antibiotic effectiveness against bacteria grown from a patients urine

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CYSTO

cystoscopic examination

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ESRD

end stage renal disease

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ESWL

extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

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GFR

glomerular filtration rate

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HCO3

bicarbonate an electrolyte conserved by the kidney

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HD

hemodialysis

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IC

interstitial cystitis- chronic inflammation of the bladder wall; not caused by bacterial infection and not responsive to conventional antibiotic

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K+

potassium an electrolyte

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KUB

kidney ureter and bladder