What Do You Know About Acute Renal Failure?

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What Do You Know About Acute Renal Failure? - Quiz

Acute renal failure (ARF), is an abrupt loss of kidney function that develops within a few days. It's now referred to as acute kidney injury (AKI). It is generally caused by the damage to the kidney tissues which is mainly due to a decrease in the kidneys' blood flow. This quiz is to test your knowledge regarding acute renal failure and to help in realizing areas that are yet to be studied.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a symptom of acute renal failure?
    • A. 

      Shortness of breath

    • B. 

      Weakness and Fatigue

    • C. 

      Chest pain

    • D. 

      Swollen lymph nodes

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is false about acute renal failure?
    • A. 

      It can occur when blood flow to the kidney is slow

    • B. 

      It may occur when there's indirect damage to the kidney

    • C. 

      It can occur when the kidneys' urine drainage tubes are blocked

    • D. 

      Coma is one of the symptoms of acute renal failure

  • 3. 
    Which of the following may affect the blood flow to the kidneys? 
    • A. 

      Fluid loss

    • B. 

      Use of ibuprofen

    • C. 

      Anaphylaxis

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The following are diseases and conditions that block the passage of urine except which one?
    • A. 

      Cervical lymphadenopathy

    • B. 

      Bladder cancer

    • C. 

      Kidney stones

    • D. 

      Prostate cancer

  • 5. 
    Which of the following conditions can lead to acute renal failure?
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      High blood pressure

    • C. 

      Lupus

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A and C

    • F. 

      B and C

  • 6. 
    ARF develops within how many days?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      7

  • 7. 
    ARF may lead to all the following except what?
    • A. 

      Changes in fluid balance

    • B. 

      Metabolic acidosis

    • C. 

      Uremia

    • D. 

      Creatinine

  • 8. 
    What is the overall mortality rate of a patient after ARF?
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      70%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      20%

  • 9. 
    When was acute kidney failure recognized in the United Kingdom due to acute tubular necrosis?
    • A. 

      1930s

    • B. 

      1940s

    • C. 

      1950s

    • D. 

      1960s

  • 10. 
    The following are ways to treat ARF except what?
    • A. 

      Plasma exchange

    • B. 

      Steroid medication

    • C. 

      Vasopressors

    • D. 

      None of the above

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