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abnormal narrowing... ie of ureter, etc stricture
acute stoppage of urine formation by the kidneys urinary suppression
abnormal accummulation of urine in urinary bladder; inability to void urinary retention
infection of urethra and bladder, symptoms include fever and dsysuria urinary tract infection
elevated blood pressure caused by kidney disease renal hypertension
involuntary discharge of urine incontinence
involuntary release of urine at night due to lack of bladder control (bed-wetting) nocturnal enuresis
clinical lab test that measures urea concentration in a sample of blood as and indicator of kidney function; elevated value indicates kidney disease blood urea nitrogen
protein that is a normal component of urine as a result of muscle metabolism; elevated levels in a urine sample indicated kidney disease creatinine
clinical lab tests performed on a urine specimen, often measuring specific gravity, creatinine, glucose, protein, and pH urinalysis
insertion of a catheter (cath), a flexible tube for channeling fluids into the urinary bladder to drain urine uninary catheter
procedure in which toxic wastes are removed from the peritoneal cavity reservoir by artificial filtration as a cleansing treatment to compensate for kidney disease peritoneal dialysis
surgical procedure that destroys living tissue with an electric spark; commonly used to remove tumors or polyps from interior bladder wall fulguration
procedure that removes nitrogenous wastes/excess ions from blood; replaces normal function of the kidneys as an intervention for kidney failure; forces patients' blood through cellophane membraines to be filtered hemodialysis
Created by: waynestradling