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Lab Tracking Tool worksheet
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Helps regulate muscle function. Too much or too little can affect how your heart beats.
Regulates blood calcium levels.
Parathyroid hormone PTH
Measures nutrition and protein status. Ask your doctor or dietitian about how much protein you should eat.
The portion of your red blood cell which carries oxygen throughout your body. Levels will be affected by protein, hormone production and iron stores. Low levels will make you tired and short of breath.
Measures the ability of your kidneys to filter waste. Determine stage of kidney disease.
Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR)
Helps keep your bones strong and healthy. Level may be affected by diet, medications and kidney function.
Waste product from muscle turn over. Level increases as kidney function decreases.
Waste product from protein. Level increases as kidney function decreases.
Blood urea nitrogen (BUN)
Three ways Dialysis can be given
- Central Venus Catheter (CVC)
How many stages of Chronic Kidney Disease are there?
Stages of Kidney disease that are irreversible
Stages 4 and 5
What labs are monitored in a PT with dialysis?
A process that assumes the work of a damaged non-functioning kidney.
The purpose of dialysis is to:
- Remove waste products of protein metabolism, and poisons or toxins from the blood.
- Remove excess water
- Establish proper levels of electrolytes
- Maintain acid-base balance
- Instill medications, electrolytes or other substances
A dialysis patient with ______ _____ will be placed in isolation during treatment.
A kidney transplant can usually last for
10 - 15 years
Hormone produced by the kidneys that is necessary for production of RBCs
Peritoneal dialysis is not used if the client has known
Peritonitis or has had recent abdominal surgery
To Rapid reduction of the amount of fluid in the circulation may cause the client
When caring for a client receiving hemodialysis, possible complications include
- An increase in body temperature
-Enlargement of the liver and life-threatening hemorrhage
Used in bone formation. level may be affected by diet, medications and kidney function.
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