Flashcards in Golden Window Deck (15)
If pH is high it is indicative of what?
If urine gravity changes what can it tell?
What does protein in the urine tell you?
you have leaky kidney
What happens if you have glucose in your urine?
myloma or diabetes
What happens if you have ketones in your urine?
What happens if you have blood in your urine?
nephron damage, infection in collecting system
What does bilirubin in the urine indicate?
problems with liver
what does nitrates and leukocytes tell you in the urine?
What is the most common bacteria in your urine?
e coli gram negative
What is the significance of low urine sodium?
What should you give this person?
indicative of dehydration or decreased profusion to the kidney
give person fluids!
What is the significance of high urine sodium?
What do you do?
Tubular damage-> if its ATM you just pray and hope i.e are you gonna need dialysis? we just need to wait and see
What are the three MOST important things you need to check out the kidney?
UA, ultrasound, H/P
What are the three types of acute renal failure?
Prerenal (decreaed renal perfusion)
Renal (intrinsic renal disease)
What is the most common cause of acute renal failure?
prerenal decreased renal profusion