Renal

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aphongsy
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192375
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Renal
Updated:
2013-01-12 12:05:20
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Renal
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Renal function
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  1. What level of GFR requires the stopping of medications that could increase potassium levels.
    GFR 5mg/ml
  2. What adreanal hormone helps regulates potassium in renal tubulars
    aldosterone
  3. Name the 3 causes of renal failure
     
    Prerenal, intrarenal, postrenal
  4. What are the effects of altered kindey functions.
    • excretion of urea
    • alteration of maintance of K, Na, and water
    • acid-base balance
  5. What are the S/S of uremia
    HA, vomiting, dyspnea, insomia, and altered mental status
  6. What other electrolytes is regulated by the kidney
    Calcium and phosphrous
  7. How is calcium regulated by the kidney
    1. Site of conversion of a metabolite of vitamin D which increases CA absorption in the GUT.

    2. PTH increases CA retention and increases phosphate excretion.

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