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Glomerulonephritis

Renal 2 Exam

QuestionAnswer
Glomerular inflammation of _________ capillaries
Inflamed tissue allows passage of blood and protein into urine. There is increased permeability
Excess _________ can leak out into urine and pull fluid with it. Albumin
Not enough __________ in blood, and fluid will collect outside circ system. Albumin
S/S of glomulernephritis Edema of face, hands, feet, ankles, hematuria, proteinuria, increased BUN, HTN, anemia, oliguria, abd or flank pain, lethargy, low-grade fever may be present
What is a major cause of glomulernephritis? What else can cause it? 1. Strep 2. Hep B, C, Rubella, systemic disease (Lupus, DM), drugs toxic to kidneys
How is this Dx? UA, BUN, Creat, H&P, strep culture, proteinuria, RBC/WBC casts, ASO titer
What is the Tx? ACEI, Diuretics, ATB if strep present, plasmapheresis, Bedrest until hematuria and HTN subsides
What is the diet? Restrict protein, NA, fluids
Term for decreased urine output Oliguria
Oliguria output is <_____mL/day 400
Created by: mreedy