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Chapter 7 Chabner


ADH Antidiuretic hormone
ARF Acute renal failure
AKI Acute renal injury
BILI Bilirubin
BUN Blood urea nitrogen
CAPD Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
Cath catheter; catheterization
CCPD Continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis
CKD Chronic kidney disease
CL Chloride, a kidney excretion
CrCl Creatinine clearance
CRF Chronic renal failure
C&S Culture and sensitivity testing
Cysto Cystoscopic examination
eGFR Estimated glomerular filtration rate
ESRD End-stage renal disease
ESWL Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy
HCO3 Bicarbonate, an electrolyte conserved by the kidney
HD Hemodialysis
IC Interstitial cystitis, chronic inflammation of the bladder wall
IVP Intravenous pyelogram
K+ Potassium, an electrolyte
KUB Kidney ureter and bladder
Na+ Sodium, an electrolyte
PD Peritoneal dialysis
pH Potential hydrogen; degree of acidity or alkalinity
PKD Phenylketonuria
sp gr Specific gravity
UA Urinalysis
UTI Urinary tract infection
VCUG Voiding cystourethrogram
Created by: JCA
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