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Chap.37 Nursing Care of Patients with Disorders of the Urinary System
Terms in this set (22)
Complete suppression of urine formation by the kidney.
An increase in nitrogenous bodies in the blood, especially urea, as measured by the serum blood urea nitrogen ( BUN) level.
An abnormal concentration, usually composed of mineral salts, occurring within the body, chiefl y in the hollow organs or their passages. Also called stones, as in kidney stones and gallstones.
Inflammation of the urinary bladder.
A form of nephritis in which the lesions involve primarily the glomeruli.
A method for replacing the function of the kidneys by circulating blood through tubes made of semipermeable membranes.
Abnormal dilation of kidneys caused by obstruction of urine flow.
Surgical removal of a kidney.
Incision of a kidney for removal of kidney stones.
Any disease of the kidney.
Hardening of the kidney associated with hypertension and disease of the renal arterioles.
Creation of a permanent opening into the renal pelvis.
A toxin having a specifi c destructive effect on kidney tissue.
The employment of the peritoneum surrounding the abdominal cavity as a dialyzing membrane for the purpose of removing waste products or toxins accumulated as a result of renal failure.
Inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis.
Any mold or device used to hold tissue in place or to provide a support, graft, or anastomosis while healing is taking place.
An excess in the blood of urea, creatinine, and other nitrogenous end products of protein and amino acid metabolism.
Inflammation of the urethra.
Plastic repair of the urethra.
Septicemia resulting from urinary tract infection.
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