Acute Renal Failure - Prerenal Failure & Its Effects On The Body Video


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The clinical signs and symptoms resulting from kidney failure and increased levels of nitrogenous waste products are known collectively as what?

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1. Which of the following would NOT be a cause of prerenal failure?

2. Why does hyperkalemia occur in acute kidney failure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of why kidneys can fail and what results from this failure. You will be quizzed on signs and symptoms as well as terms used in the lesson.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The term used to describe signs and symptoms of kidney failure
  • Causes of prerenal failure
  • What causes hyperkalemia
  • What occurs during acute kidney injury
  • The term used to describe a low production of urine

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about what happens during acute renal failure
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as oliguria and uremia
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the signs of kidney failure
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the consequences of acute renal failure

Additional Learning

To learn more about this condition, review the accompanying lesson called Acute Renal Failure: Prerenal Failure & Its Effects On The Body. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define acute renal failure and prerenal failure
  • Describe the occurrence of prerenal failure
  • Discuss causes of prerenal failure
  • Outline the consequences of prerenal failure
  • Relate signs of acute renal failure
  • Provide information about the treatment of renal failure