Flashcards in GU/Renal/ Electrolytes CCRN Deck (17):
Loop diuretics are diuretics that act at the _________- ______ ____ ______ in the kidney and ______is not a loop diuretics
ascending tubule of the loop of Henle; Diuril.
The structure of the kidney that performs all the work (functional unit ) is the
Torsades de pointes is associated with which electrolyte abnormality
Drugs that causes prolonged QT
Sotalol and Haldol
Remember when K+ is high, priority is to administer
Low ionized calcium level is related to what
1 g of Calcium ______Provides 3X more calcium than calcium _______
Short acting ACEI medication
In the _______ the kidney are putting out large amounts of fluid; but not filtering; Fluid intake is required to prevent ________
non-oliguric phase; hypovolemia.
For kidney failure patient to get hemodialysis they need to be
When is the EXCEPTION as to when it is appropriate to use diuretics in AKI?
In the presence of Fluid overload
Twitching of the facial nerve when the area of the face is tapped is associated with which electrolyte abnormality?________ and that is known as the ______Sign
Dopamine infusion of more than _____mcg/kg/ min cause vasoconstriction of renal blood flow
Bradycardia, tremors, and twitching associated with electrolyte imbalance
Which initiate the coagulation process at the site of blood vessel injury?
Quantitative platelet disorders, such as thrombocytopenia, are associated with bleeding when the platelets drop to less than