Alterations In Renal Function

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 186

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Renal Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    E. Coli is most causative organism of Urinary Tract Infections
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    UTIs occur more frequently in males than females
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    One would be much sicker with an Upper UTI (Pyelonephritis) than they would with a Lower UTI (Cystitis)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Detergents, soaps, & bubble baths help decrease the occurence of UTIs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    It should be generally easy to diagnose when an infant has a UTI when comparing their signs & symptoms to the signs & symptoms of UTIs in infants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Costovetebral Tenderness is a tell tale sign of Cystitis. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Urine Culture vs. Urine Dipstick - Urine Culture shows non-specific bacteria or blood in urine is present where as Urine Dipsticks shows what type of bacteria is present
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    48 to 72 hours after giving the febrile client with a UTI their antibiotic, you should repeat the urine culture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Pyelonephritis requires IV antibiotics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Vesicoureteral Reflux is the backflow or reflux of urine from the urethra into the bladder and can cause persistent UTIs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    While on prophylactic antibiotics, the client with Vesicoureteral Reflux may be given an anticholinergic such as "Ditropan" to help decrease bladder pressure
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A client with Vesicoureteral Reflux is being treated surgically with reimplantations. While ordered to take prophylactic antibiotics for 3 months after the surgery, they should also get renal scans 3 and 7 years after the surgery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not a characteristic of Nephrotic Syndrome?
    • A. 

      Massive amounts of protein in the urine

    • B. 

      Decreased albumin in the blood

    • C. 

      Decreased protein in the blood

    • D. 

      Decreased fats in the blood

  • 14. 
    Diabetes and Lupus are examples of Primary Nephrotic Syndrome
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A client with "Minimal Change Nephrotic Syndrome" is at risk for blood clots.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Client's with Nephrotic Syndrome show signs of malnourishment such as pale shiny skin & brittle hair due to the decreased amount of protein in their body that was excreted through urine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    In the client with Nephrotic Syndrome, they will be administered corticosteroids (to treat the autoimmune portion of the disease) & will also be administered Albumin & Sodium to help replace what has been lost.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A client who had strep 2 weeks ago is at risk for Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The hallmark sign of Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis is protein in the urine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Hypertension is common in client's with Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    If the Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis client has large amounts of circulatory congestion or hypertenstion present, they are at huge risk for Encephalopathy inclusive of:
    • Headaches
    • Nausea/Vomiting
    • Irritability
    • Lethargy
    • Seizures
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    • Which of the following blood test results doesn't typically follow along with the diagnosis of Acute Postreptococcal Glomerulonephritis?
    • A. 

      BUN - 43

    • B. 

      Creatinine - 1.4

    • C. 

      WBC - 3,000

    • D. 

      Hematocrit - 10

    • E. 

      Hemoglobin - 7

  • 23. 
    An elevated ASO titer MUST  be present in order to diagnose a client with Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which of the following medication regimen would not be included in the treatment for a client diagnosed with Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis?
    • A. 

      Diuretics

    • B. 

      Antihypertensives

    • C. 

      Sodium Replacement

    • D. 

      Antiobiotics

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