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1

What history factors can contribute to kidney problems?

Recent infections

OTC antibiotics

trauma

antihypertensive meds

diagnostic procedures that use dye

2

Uremia can cause a __________ taste.

metallic

3

What things should you look for regarding fluid volume?

Jugular distention of more than two centimeters

Hand vein inspection. observe for venous distention when hand is held in a dependent position.

skin turgor

Oral cavity

4

A key feature that distinguishes edema due to excess volume or hypoalbuminemia from circulatory compromise is that the edema does not do what?

reverse with elevation of the extremity

5

True or false. If you hear a third or fourth heart sound it can indicate fluid overload.

True

6

If a pericardial friction rub is heard it can be indicative of what in a patient with kidney failure?

uremia

7

Crackles in the lungs in a kidney patient can indicate what?

fluid overload

8

Shallow gasping breaths with periods of apnea reflect severe ______ -__________ imbalances.

acid-base

9

Why is a kidney on the left side usually not palpated?

its higher and protected by the ribs.

10

how do you differentiate ascites from bowel content?

by producing a fluid wave