End Stage Renal Disease

  1. 0 There is a patient where i am working who is diagnosed with ESRD. End Stage Renal Disease i was ask by my lecturer to describe how the pathophysiology of ESRD causes the symptoms.... help please!!!
  2. Visit  kitty12love profile page

    About kitty12love

    Joined Apr '13; Posts: 1.

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  3. Visit  traumaRUs profile page
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    What do you have so far?

    Here are some resources:

    End Stage Renal Disease Pathophysiology - HealthCentral

    End-stage kidney disease: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

    There are many causes of ESRD, the most common in the US are HTN and DM. Will move this to nursing student assistance.
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  4. Visit  hodgieRN profile page
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    Is there anything specific that you are having trouble with? You have to tell us what you have so far. We can help with your homework, but we are not here to do it for you.
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  5. Visit  GrnTea profile page
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    What does your book tell you about it? What have you found out about nursing care for these people?

    (Hint: AllNurses is not "Ask Jeeves." Tell us what you have and we'll help you with whatever is unclear or confusing, but we don't give you the answers to your faculty's assignment for you.)
  6. Visit  KBICU profile page
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    What is the kidneys role in the body? What would happen to our body if the kidneys stopped doing their job?
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  7. Visit  KelRN215 profile page
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    Quote from kitty12love
    There is a patient where i am working who is diagnosed with ESRD. End Stage Renal Disease i was ask by my lecturer to describe how the pathophysiology of ESRD causes the symptoms.... help please!!!
    You took anatomy and physiology, right? What do the kidneys do? When they don't work, what happens?
  8. Visit  Esme12 profile page
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    Welcome to AN! The largest online nursing community!

    We are happy to help but we need your input first. Why do you think it happens? Tell us and we will jump in and help! If your body can no longer filter wastes....what happens? It becomes toxic to the body right? Now why does that happen.


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