Category Archives: Renal Failure

Nursing care plan renal failure chronic

I. Pathophysiology a. End result of the gradual, progressive destruction of nephrons and decrease in glomerular filtration rate (GFR), resulting in loss of kidney function that produces major changes in all body systems b. Chronic kidney disease (CKD), although ultimately … Continue reading

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Nursing care plan renal failure acute

I. Pathophysiology a. Sudden decrease in kidney function, which may or may not be associated with a decrease in urine output and results in a buildup of toxic wastes, such as urea and creatinine in the blood b. Three well-defined … Continue reading

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