A nurse observes on the chart that a patient is admitted with Wilms tumors. A nurse knows the tumors are found in the:
A 35-year-old female was severely burned and is hospitalized. She is now suffering from acute tubular necrosis (ATN). Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis the nurse will observe on the chart?
A 24-year-old female is diagnosed with renal calculus that is causing obstruction. Which of the following symptoms would she most likely experience?
d. Flank pain
If a nurse wants to obtain the best estimate of renal function, which test should the nurse monitor?
a. Glomerular filtration rate (GFR)
b. Circulating antidiuretic hormone (ADH) levels
c. Volume of urine output
d. Urine-specific gravity
While planning care for a patient who has acute pyelonephritis. A nurse recalls the most common condition associated with the development of acute pyelonephritis is:
b. Renal cancer
c. Urinary tract obstruction
d. Nephrotic syndrome