Glomerulonephritis

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  • 1. 
    Glomerulonephritis is a renal disease characterized by:
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the glomeruli.

    • B. 

      Stricture of the glomeruli.

    • C. 

      Destruction of the glomeruli.

    • D. 

      Hypertension.

  • 2. 
    In acute Glomerulonephritis the most common cause of infection is:
    • A. 

      Syphilis

    • B. 

      Measles

    • C. 

      Steptococcus

    • D. 

      Toxoplasmosis

  • 3. 
    Patients with acute glomerulonephritis may have mild hypertension due to:
    • A. 

      Increased intravascular pressure.

    • B. 

      Retention of sodium and fluid.

    • C. 

      Increased heart rate due to fever.

    • D. 

      Elevated liver enzymes.

  • 4. 
    Common symptoms seen with glomerulonephritis include all of the following:
    • A. 

      Hematuria

    • B. 

      Decreased GFR.

    • C. 

      Fatigue

    • D. 

      Elevated LFTs.

  • 5. 
    In a patient diagnosed with acute glomerulonephritis the presence of nausea, vomiting, or anorexia may indicate what complication.
    • A. 

      Acute Renal Failure

    • B. 

      Uremia

    • C. 

      Sepsis

    • D. 

      Wenckebach periodicity

  • 6. 
    A patient discharged with a diagnosis of glomerulonephritis should be instructed to call the doctor if they gain how much weight?
    • A. 

      2 pounds in a day.

    • B. 

      2 pounds in a week.

    • C. 

      10 pounds in a day.

    • D. 

      2 kilograms in a day.

  • 7. 
    Glomeular damage allows what substance to enter the urine?
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Bile

    • C. 

      Neutrophils

    • D. 

      Lipids

  • 8. 
    The diagnostic test that allows for precise diagnosis and planning of treatment for glomerulonephritis is a renal biopsy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Having an incidence of acute glomerulonephritis is less common after having a systemic streptococcal infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    On discharge a patient diagnosed with acute glomerulonephritis should be taught about the following topics:
    • A. 

      Fluid and sodium restriction.

    • B. 

      Daily weights and blood pressures.

    • C. 

      Antibiotic dosage and regimen.

    • D. 

      Uremic symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or anorexia.

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