Flashcards in Chronic Renal Failure Deck (8)
Chronic renal failure is progressive and irreversible. True or false?
WHat are the possible causes of CRF
Hypertension, DM II, frequent infections, renal/urinary obstruction
What signs/symptoms would clients show?
Decreased urine output, hypertension, decreased urine specific gravity, fluid overload
What is uremic frost?
Urea crystals that come through the skin with perspiration
Where would you see this frost?
Face, underarms, groin; teach cliet to wash skin with plain water
What are the nursing interventions for chronic renal failure?
Modification of diet, give diuretics, anti-hypertensives, monitor BUN and creatinine, daily weight
Clients may need ____ to assist with waste removal.