Osmosis and diffusion
Passage of fluid toward a solution with a lower solute concentration
Allowing the passage of blood cells and protein molecules through it.
Passage of solute particles toward a solution with a higher concentration.
Follow a high potassium diet
Strictly follow the hemodialysis schedule
There will be a few changes in your lifestyle.
Use alcohol on the skin and clean it due to integumentary changes.
Change the client’s position.
Call the physician.
Check the catheter for kinks or obstruction.
Clamp the catheter and instill more dialysate at the next exchange time.
Elevate the foot of the bed
Restrict the client’s fluids
Prepare the client for hemodialysis.
Keep the AV fistula site dry.
Keep the AV fistula wrapped in gauze.
Take the blood pressure in the left arm
Assess the AV fistula for a bruit and thrill
Accumulation of waste products
A dialysis client who gets influenza
A teenager who has an appendectomy
A pregnant woman who has a fractured femur
A client with diabetes who has a heart catheterization
Serum calcium level of 5 mEq/L
Increased blood coagulation
Absence of bruit on auscultation of the fistula.
Palpation of a thrill over the fistula
Presence of a radial pulse in the left wrist
Capillary refill time less than 3 seconds in the nail beds of the fingers on the left hand.
Alu-cap (aluminum hydroxide)
Tums (calcium carbonate)
Amphojel (aluminum hydroxide)
Basaljel (aluminum hydroxide)