CNAChpt16April

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Chapter 16 Terms
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  1. A urine specimen consisting of all urine voided in a 24-hour period
    24-hour Urine Specimen
  2. Kidney stones
    Calculi
  3. Tube inserted through the skin or into a body opening; used to add or drain fluid
    Catheter
  4. Progressive condition in which the kidneys cannot filter certain waste products; also called chronic kidney
    failure
    Chronic Renal Failure (CRF)
  5. A urine specimen that does not include the first and last urine that is voided; also called mid-stream
    Clean-catch Specimen
  6. A catheter that has an attachment on the end that fits onto the penis; also called an external or Texas catheter
    Condom Catheter
  7. A process that cleanses the body of wastes that the kidneys cannot remove due to kidney failure
    Dialysis
  8. Condition in which the kidneys have failed and dialysis or transplantation is required
    End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
  9. A catheter that stays inside the bladder for a period of time; urine drains into a bag
    Indwelling Catheter
  10. Chemical substances that the body produces when it does not have enough insulin in the blood
    Ketones
  11. The process of emptying the bladder of urine; also called urination or voiding
    Micturition
  12. A urine specimen that can be collected any time a person voids
    Routine Urine Specimen
  13. A test performed to measure the density of urine
    Specific Gravity
  14. A ring-like muscle that muscles that opens and closes an opening in the body
    Sphincter
  15. A catheter that does not stay inside the person; it is removed immediately after urine is drained or sampled
    Straight Catheter
  16. The inability to control the bladder, which leads to an involuntary loss of urine
    Urinary Incontinence
  17. A disorder that causes inflammation of the bladder; also called cystitis
    Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  18. The process of emptying the bladder of urine; also called urination or Micturition
    Voiding

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