The tumor is less than 3 cm. in size and requires no chemotherapy.
The tumor did not extend beyond the kidney and was completely resected.
The tumor extended beyond the kidney but was completely resected.
The tumor has spread into the abdominal cavity and cannot be resected.
Urine specific gravity of 1.040.
Urine output of 350 ml in 24 hours.
Brown (“tea-colored”) urine.
A congenital condition leading to renal dysfunction.
Prior infection with group A Streptococcus within the past 10-14 days.
Viral infection of the glomeruli.
Massaging the groin area twice a day until the fluid is gone.
Referral to a surgeon for repair.
No treatment is necessary; the fluid is reabsorbing normally.
Keeping the infant in a flat. supine position until the fluid is gone.
Inadequate tissue perfusion leading to nerve damage.
Fluid overload leading to compression of nerve tissue.
Sensation distortion due to psychiatric disturbance.
Inflammation of the skin on the hands and feet.
Sexual contact with an infected partner.
Illegal drug use.
A history of hepatitis C five years previously.
Cholecystitis requiring cholecystectomy one year previously.
Crohn’s disease in remission.
Naproxen sodium (Naprosyn).
The patient must maintain a low calorie diet.
The patient must maintain a high protein/low carbohydrate diet.
The patient should limit sweets and sugary drinks.
The patient should limit fatty foods.
Slow. deep respirations.