Renal Health: Acute And Chronic Glomerulonephritis

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Renal Health: Acute And Chronic Glomerulonephritis

This quiz is about the pathophysiology of Glomerulonephritis both acute and chronic.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does acute glomerulonephritis primarily effect?
  • 2. 
    What is usually detected in the capillary walls of the glomeruli during acute glomerulonephritis?
    • A. 

      Na+

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      WBCs

    • D. 

      IgG

    • E. 

      Bacteria

  • 3. 
    What is the most common cause of acute glomerulonephritis?
    • A. 

      Staph infection on the skin

    • B. 

      Strep Infection in the throat

    • C. 

      Fungal Infections

  • 4. 
    What are some other causes of acute glomerulonephritis?
    • A. 

      Staph infection on the skin, or trauma to skin

    • B. 

      The Flu Virus, and fungal infections

    • C. 

      Scarlet fever, and impetigo

  • 5. 
    What is the Pathophysiology of glomerulonephritis?
    • A. 

      Increase production of endothelial cells lining the glomerulus, infiltration of the glomerulous by leukocytes, and thinkening and scarring of the filtration membranes causing loss of filltering surface.

    • B. 

      Decrease production of endothelial cells lining the glomerulus, Shortage of leukocytes within the infected area, and thinning of the filtration membranes causing over exposure of filltering surface.

  • 6. 
    How much renal tissue is effected during any case of glomerulonephritis?
    • A. 

      Just the Glomeruli

    • B. 

      Half of the renal tissue

    • C. 

      Glomeruli and outside lining

    • D. 

      All of the renal tissue

  • 7. 
    Acute Glomerulonephritis is most common in what kind of patient?
    • A. 

      Men and Women over 60

    • B. 

      Teenagers

    • C. 

      23-32 year olds

    • D. 

      3-10 year old Children

  • 8. 
    How fast is the recovery time with acute glomerulonephritis?
    • A. 

      1-2 weeks

    • B. 

      10 months-1 year

    • C. 

      1-2 years

    • D. 

      3 months

  • 9. 
    What are extreme S/S of Acute Glomerulonephritis?
    • A. 

      Edema

    • B. 

      Increase Blood Pressure

    • C. 

      Hematurea

    • D. 

      Proteinurea

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    What is the percentage of recovery from glomerulonephritis in children?
  • 11. 
    What is the percentage of recovery from acute glomerulonephritis in adults?
  • 12. 
    True or false? If accute glomerulonephritis develops into chronic a patient might end up depending on dialysis for survival.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Nitrogen, if BUN levels rise

    • B. 

      Carbs, weight management

    • C. 

      Sugar

  • 14. 
    What should a nurse teach a patient with acute glomerulonephritis?
    • A. 

      Treat Infections Promptly

    • B. 

      Call only if in severe pain

    • C. 

      Call if fatigued, N/V, or decreased urinary output

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 15. 
    After repeated occurrences of glomerulonephritis reactions, the kidneys are reduced to what size?
    • A. 

      They stay the same, but are consisted highly of fibrous tissue

    • B. 

      They decrease half their normal size but do not include fibrous tissue

    • C. 

      They are 1/5th their normal size, and are largely consisted of fibrous tissue

    • D. 

      They are 1/3 their normal size, and are largely consisted of fibrous tissue

  • 16. 
    As chronic glomerulonephritis progresses, one will develop s/s of renal insuff. or CRF. what are these symptoms?
    • A. 

      Crackles in lungs, proteinuria, anemia, cardiac enlargement

    • B. 

      CHF, distended neck veins, cardiomegaly, gallop rhythm.

    • C. 

      Abses in kidneys, insomnia, increased heart rate, dizziness

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and b

  • 17. 
    What should a nurse assess for in a patient with chronic glomerulonephritis?
    • A. 

      Unstable gait

    • B. 

      Delayed speech

    • C. 

      Fluid and electrolyte changes

    • D. 

      BP and any other cardiac changes

    • E. 

      C and D