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What is Chronic Renal Failure? - Causes & Symptoms

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Thomas is diagnosed with end-stage renal failure. What is the most likely treatment for him?

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1. What is the illness a person in kidney failure experiences as a result of waste product accumulation?

2. Thelma has late stages of chronic kidney disease. Which of the following would be consistent test results for her diagnosis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand the negative consequences of chronic renal failure. Quiz questions assess your knowledge chronic kidney disease and the consequences of CKD.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Removal of waste products from the blood
  • Illness that causes waste product accumulation
  • Late stages of chronic kidney disease

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related chronic renal failure lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the consequences of CKD
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the illness that causes waste product accumulation

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to chronic renal failure, read through the brief lesson called What is Chronic Renal Failure? - Causes & Symptoms. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify chronic renal failure
  • Know the causes of CKD such as diabetes and hypertension
  • Understand the five stages of chronic renal failure and what occurs in each stage
  • Learn about the secondary issues that can arise from chronic renal failure such as scar tissue and renal osteodystrophy
  • Recall what uremia is and what conditions it can lead to
  • Review the treatment of chronic renal failure such as dialysis and blood pressure medication
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