Nursing 260 Renal/fluids Quiz I

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Our kidneys are bean-shaped organs that serve the main purpose of removing waste products from our bodies. Healthy kidneys filter about a half cup of blood every minute, removing wastes and extra water to make urine. Below is a Nursing 260 renal/fluids quiz. Give it a shot and test your basic knowledge of the reading for section I. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which laboratory value is most indicative of a renal alteration?
    • A. 

      BUN

    • B. 

      Creatinine

    • C. 

      HGB

    • D. 

      BNP

  • 2. 
    Which acid/base alteration does this ABG represent: PH: 7.29, Co2: 30, HCO3: 23
    • A. 

      Respiratory acidosis

    • B. 

      Metabolic acidosis

    • C. 

      Respiratory alkalosis

    • D. 

      Metabolic alkalosis

  • 3. 
    Which of these compensatory measures by the body is the earliest sign of the body correcting an acid/base imbalance?
    • A. 

      Cheyne Stokes breathing

    • B. 

      Low urine output

    • C. 

      Hyperventilating

    • D. 

      Sodium retention

  • 4. 
    Which of these is the best indicator of renal function in a postoperative patient?
    • A. 

      Hemoglobin

    • B. 

      Anesthesia time

    • C. 

      Level of consciousness

    • D. 

      Urine output

  • 5. 
    The filtering center of the kidney is the Loop of Henle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When a patient is taking Loop diuretics, such as Lasix, which electrolyte should be monitored?
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Thiamine

    • D. 

      Riboflavin

  • 7. 
    Fluid and electrolyte alterations cause both renal and cardiac problems for patients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    How much urine per hour is acceptable in a post operative heart patient?
    • A. 

      20 mL

    • B. 

      30 mL

    • C. 

      5 mL

    • D. 

      10 mL