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____ consists of red cells, white cells, and
_____ is lack of red blood cells in
___ ___ __is an inherited disease
in which a defect in the hemoglobin results
in “sickle” shape to red blood cells. This
misshaping inhibits movement of red blood
cells through capillaries, causing
“sludging” and blockages in smaller blood
Sickle cell anemia
The ____ ______ is comprised of the
kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra
The _______ perform vital filtering of the
blood to remove waste products. They
also help maintain water balance within
Problems with the renal system include
infection, kidney stones, and _______
________ is a condition in which the
kidneys are unable to filter waste and
provide a balance of fluids in the body
In ________ , an external system filters the
blood and removes excess fluid from the
Dialysis may be performed in either of two ways: ________ or ________
hemodialysis(HD) or peritoneal
Dialysis at dialysis centers is generally performed _______ times per week.
A physician who is concerned with blood disorders is called an
Red blood cells contain specialized molecules called
For the blood to clot, it needs
The liquid that the red and white blood cells are suspended in is called:
A patient with sickle cell anemia would have abnormal structure of the?
red blood cells.
A bacterial infection within the peritoneal cavity is called
One Cycle of filling and draining the peritoneal cavity in peritoneal dialysis
A gravity exchange process for peritoneal dialysis fluid is raised above the level of an abdominal catheter to fill the abdominal cavity and then lowered below the level of the abdominal catheter to drain the fluid out
Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis(CAPD)
A vibration felt on gentle palpation, such as that which typically occurs within an arterial- venous fistula
A Mechanical process for peritoneal dialysis in which a machine fills and empties the abdominal cavity of dialysis solution
Irreversible renal failure to the extent that the kidneys can no longer provide adequate filtration and fluid balance to sustain life
End of stage Real Disease (ESRD)
____ is a component of the blood that is critical to the body's response help fight off infections
White blood cells
The Medical Specialty concerned with Renal/Kidney diseases is called:
The Medical Specialty concerned with
The most commonly transported Organ is (are) the....