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True..... glomerulus receives blood from a single artery called the "afferent artery". The afferent artery is a branch of aninterlobular arteryin thecortexof the...Read More

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Water deprivation- this patients plasma and urine osmolarity, taken together, are consistent with water deprivation. the plasma osmolarity is on the high side of normal, stimulating the posterior pituitary to secrete antidiuretic hormone (adh). secretion of adh, in turn, acts on the collecting...Read More

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If a person is having trouble with his or her kidneys, they may need a renal biopsy. Also, a kidney transplant, having kidney disease or any other symptom or sign that there is a problem with someone’s kidneys, then a renal biopsy may need to be done. It may be scheduled and recommended...Read More

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Hypoalbuminemia is when the serum concentration of the protein albumin is low. It can be due to multiple reasons. However, the most common reason is due to the fusion of the foot processes in the kidneys. This causes the proteins to fall through the kidney into the urine. The loss of enor...Read More

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I would think proteins in the capillaries would go against filtration as it would pull fluid into the capillaries.

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He has decreased ionized [ca 2+] in blood.- first, the acid-base disorder must be diagnosed. alkaline ph, low pco2, and low hco3 are consistent with respiratory alkalosis. in respiratory alkalosis, the [h+] is decreased and less h+ is bound to negatively charged sites on plasma proteins. as a...Read More

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The nurse would want to avoid ambulating the patient in the room and the hallway for short distances. The correct answer is D. This is because, for those of you not in the medical profession, a renal biopsy is a kidney biopsy. That’s gonna hurt, and it’s in an area near the le...Read More

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As far as I know reabsorption of water only occurs in PCT DCT & collecting ducts. Can someone please help me out?

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Hyperglycemia-complications include: clotting/infection of access site (use surgical aseptic technique during cannulation, avoid compression of access site/extremity). disequilibrium syndrome (too rapid a decrease of bun). hypotention (discontinue dialysis. place client in trendelenberg position)....Read More

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