ATI - Med/Surg - Renal System

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Renal Quizzes & Trivia

The Renal system consists of the kidneys, bladder and the urethra and it is tasked with eliminating waste from the body and regulating blood volume. If the system does not perform well there are medicines or procedures to correct that. The quiz below will test how much you understand about them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is false?
    • A. 

      Dialysis is used to rid the body of excess fluid and electorytes

    • B. 

      Hemodialysis requires internal or external access device

    • C. 

      Peritoneal dialysis involves instillation of fluid into the peritoneal cavity and the peritoneum serves as the filtration membrane

    • D. 

      Dialysis replaces the hormonal functions of the kidney, such as the release of erythropoietin

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a risk factor for dialysis?
    • A. 

      Renal sufficiency

    • B. 

      Drug overdose

    • C. 

      Chronic renal failure

    • D. 

      Hyperkalemia

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a complication following hemodialysis?
    • A. 

      Hypotension and Headache

    • B. 

      Muscle cramps and Bleeding

    • C. 

      Hypervolemia and N&V

    • D. 

      Hepatitis and Disequilibrium syndrome

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not included in patient teaching?
    • A. 

      Avoid carrying objects that compress the extrimity

    • B. 

      Avoid all liftining

    • C. 

      Perform hand exercises that promote fistula maturation

    • D. 

      Avoid sleeping with body weight on top of the extremity with the access device

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is expected:
    • A. 

      Increase in weight

    • B. 

      Decrease in blood pressure

    • C. 

      Decrease in BUN

    • D. 

      Decrease in eletrolytes

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    In regards to peritoneal dialysis, which of the following does not need to be reported to the physician?
    • A. 

      Respiratory distress

    • B. 

      Abdominal pain

    • C. 

      Inflow that exceeds outflow

    • D. 

      Light yellow outflow

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    The nurse observes that the PD catheter has a fibrin clot, the nurse's priority duty is to:
    • A. 

      Strip the catheter

    • B. 

      Discontinue the infusion and notify the primary care provider

    • C. 

      Milk the PD catheter

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which is true of disequilibrium syndrome?
    • A. 

      It is a complication of peritoneal dialysis

    • B. 

      Requires clean technique

    • C. 

      Signs include abdominal pain and hyperglycemia

    • D. 

      Is an aspect of peritonitis

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a complication of hemodialysis?
    • A. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • B. 

      Disequilibrium syndrome

    • C. 

      Anemia

    • D. 

      Hypotension

    • E. 

      Infectious diseases

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is the major complication of PD?
    • A. 

      Infection at access site

    • B. 

      Protein loss

    • C. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • D. 

      Peritonitis

    • E. 

      None of the above