The client is blind in his right eye.
The client has a history of severe anemia during hemodialysis.
The client has a history of diverticulitis.
The client is on the kidney transplant waiting list.
This condition puts her at a higher risk for cervical cancer; therefore, she should have a Papanicolaou (Pap) smear annually.
The most common treatment is metronidazole (Flagyl), which should eradicate the problem within 7 to 10 days.
The potential for transmission to her sexual partner will be eliminated if condoms are used every time she and her partner have sexual intercourse.
The human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes condylomata acuminata, can't be transmitted during oral sex.
Total urinary incontinence
Functional urinary incontinence
Reflex urinary incontinence
Stress urinary incontinence
"I'll have to wear an external collection pouch for the rest of my life."
"I should eat foods from all the food groups."
"I'll need to drink at least eight glasses of water a day."
"I'll have to catheterize my pouch every 2 hours."
Ineffective tissue perfusion (renal)
Functional urinary incontinence
Risk for infection
Decreased cardiac output
Size of the prostate
Serum testosterone level
Poor perfusion to the kidneys
Damage to cells in the adrenal cortex
Obstruction of the urinary collecting system
Nephrotoxic injury secondary to use of contrast media
She will be in a private room with unrestricted activities.
A bowel-cleansing procedure will precede radioactive implantation.
She will be expected to use a bedpan for urination.
The preferred position in bed will be semi-Fowler's.
Human papillomavirus (HPV)
Encouraging intake of at least 2 L of fluid daily
Giving the client a glass of soda before bedtime
Taking the client to the bathroom twice per day
Consulting with a dietitian
Disconnecting the tubing from the urinary catheter and letting the urine flow into a sterile container.
Wiping the self-sealing aspiration port with antiseptic solution and aspirating urine with a sterile needle.
Draining urine from the drainage bag into a sterile container.
Clamping the tubing for 60 minutes and inserting a sterile needle into the tubing above the clamp to aspirate urine.
Decreased clotting time
Drowsiness and lethargy
"I've had diabetes for 4 years."
"I'm allergic to shellfish."
"I haven't eaten since midnight."
"My physician diagnosed me with hypertension 3 months ago."
Start with the first voiding.
Start after a known voiding.
Always be with the first morning urine.
Always be the evening's last void as the last sample.
Evaluating patency of the drainage lumen
Counter-balancing the I.V. pole
Attaching the infusion set to an infusion pump
Collecting a urine specimen before beginning irrigation
They block reabsorption of potassium on the collecting tubule.
They promote sodium secretion into the distal tubule.
They block sodium reabsorption in the ascending loop and dilate renal vessels.
They promote potassium secretion into the distal tubule and constrict renal vessels.
Retain the enema for 30 minutes to allow for sodium exchange; afterward, the client should have diarrhea.
Retain the enema for 30 minutes to allow for glucose exchange; afterward, the client should have diarrhea.
Retain the enema for 60 minutes to allow for sodium exchange; diarrhea isn't necessary to reduce the potassium level.
Retain the enema for 60 minutes to allow for glucose exchange; diarrhea isn't necessary to reduce the potassium level.
Water and sodium retention secondary to a severe decrease in the glomerular filtration rate.
A decreased serum phosphate level secondary to kidney failure.
An increased serum calcium level secondary to kidney failure.
Metabolic alkalosis secondary to retention of hydrogen ions.
Limit oral fluid intake for 1 to 2 weeks.
Report the presence of fine, sandlike particles through the nephrostomy tube.
Notify the physician about cloudy or foul-smelling urine.
Report bright pink urine within 24 hours after the procedure.
Impaired home maintenance