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Nursing diagnosis for chronic kidney disease

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
Diabetes: Chronic kidney disease is a long term complication of dm. I am afraid there is no nursing care involved, but appropriate medications, can postpone th... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Read your syllabus: This sounds like a homework assignment for nursing school. You need to read your course syllabus and references and prepare your answers using that ma... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Proteinuria: Of course the amount of protein in your urine,as determined by analysis of protein amount in an accurate 24 hour urine collection, is very important. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
W. nephrologist help: Cause of chronic kidney disease should be determined & treated or stop medications, like Aspirin etc. which might be responsible. Reduce protein i... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Consult nephrologist: S/he will be able to provide optimal care.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
No: The alterations in kidney function are largely permanent. Millions of americans live with chronic kidney disease, many are not even aware they have i... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
Sports Medicine 21 years experience
Slow Onset: Chronic kidney disease comes on slowly over a long time. Your body is able to adjust and "get used to" the change. In acute disease, the onset is very... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Nephrology and Dialysis 40 years experience
Too complex: In short, it increases salt and water retention and potassium and magnesium and phosphorus retention depending on degree of ckd. Also increases PTH an... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Dialysis: The only way to treat and prevent folks from dying once disease has progressed too far. Done millions of times a day in US.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 36 years experience
Not at all: cincalcet is specifically for the treatment of hyperparathyroidism, not kidney failure. But... hyperparathyroidism is the result of kidney failure, so... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Hemofiltration: It is excellent and prevents millions from dying of kidney failure. But a transplant is much better. Trust you are signed up to be a donor unless you... Read More

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