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Is bun and the urea nitrogen result in cmp the same thing?

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Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine
9 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

In brief: Yes

BUN = blood urea nitrogen.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Yes

I've had to correct the rare medical student who says "the patient's BUN was abnormal", because it could be confused with their backside and cause misunderstanding or worse.

In brief: Yes

I've had to correct the rare medical student who says "the patient's BUN was abnormal", because it could be confused with their backside and cause misunderstanding or worse.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Yes

Yes.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology

In brief: Kidney function

The blood urea nitrogen (BUN) or simply urea nitrogen is used to assess kidney function.
High values are seen in kidney damage, heart failure, bleeding, medicines, dehydration. Low levels are seen in low protein diets, liver damage, malnutrition among other causes.

In brief: Kidney function

The blood urea nitrogen (BUN) or simply urea nitrogen is used to assess kidney function.
High values are seen in kidney damage, heart failure, bleeding, medicines, dehydration. Low levels are seen in low protein diets, liver damage, malnutrition among other causes.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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