Ch 12: Components of Urine

About This Chapter

Watch short videos on the composition of urine. Study pH and ketones, specific gravity and electrolytes. Take the quizzes that follow each lesson to verify your understanding of urine.

Components of Urine - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

In this chapter, our subject experts help you understand the building blocks of urine, different tests used to check urine and the electrolytes that show up in urine. These lessons use animations and graphics that make it easy to understand and retain crucial info about urine. Each lesson comes with a quiz so you can test your knowledge of the components of urine before moving on to new topics. After watching the lessons in this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Identify the composition of urine
  • Describe the uses of different urine tests
  • Explain the normal range of urine specific gravity
  • Describe changes in electrolytes in urine

Video Objective
Composition of Urine Study the water, pigment, urea and salts that compose normal urine.
Urine Test Types: pH, Ketones, Proteins, and Cells Identify the ways that measurements from pH, ketones, blood cells and proteins are used and what factors can have an impact on these measurements.
Urine Specific Gravity: Normal Range, Fluctuations, and Causes Examine the urine specific gravity test and find out about normal values and causes of fluctuations in the normal range.
Electrolytes in Urine: Normal Lab Values and Causes of Change Discover the issues that can occur when abnormal amounts of electrolytes are found in urine.

Chapter Practice Exam
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