Ch 20: Nursing Actions for Renal Problems

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Nursing Actions for Renal Problems - Chapter Summary

This chapter closely examines peritoneal dialysis, renal procedures and more to help you better understand nursing actions for renal problems. Ensure you fully comprehend nursing protocols, patient monitoring and patient management for different renal procedures. After completing this chapter, you will have the knowledge to:

  • Discuss the indications and patient management of hemodialysis
  • Define continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) and discuss its indications and patient management
  • Explain the procedure and complications of peritoneal dialysis
  • Describe the patient management and indications of peritoneal dialysis
  • Detail nursing protocols for electrolyte replacement
  • Outline patient management and nursing protocols for renal procedures

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6 Lessons in Chapter 20: Nursing Actions for Renal Problems
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Hemodialysis: Indications & Patient Management

1. Hemodialysis: Indications & Patient Management

In this lesson, we focus on hemodialysis, as well as its comparison to peritoneal dialysis and renal transplant. Types of hemodialysis access, indications for initiating dialysis, and patient management are also discussed.

Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy: Indications & Patient Management

2. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy: Indications & Patient Management

Continuous renal replacement therapy is an intervention used in the critical care setting of a hospital. It is a form of dialysis. This lesson will discuss the indications and patient management for continuous renal replacement therapy.

What Is Peritoneal Dialysis? - Definition, Procedure & Complications

3. What Is Peritoneal Dialysis? - Definition, Procedure & Complications

Peritoneal dialysis is one method used to manually clean the blood after the kidneys fail and can no longer do the job. Read more to learn about the different types of peritoneal dialysis, how it works, and what complications can occur.

Peritoneal Dialysis: Indications & Patient Management

4. Peritoneal Dialysis: Indications & Patient Management

In this article you will learn about peritoneal dialysis, indications for treatment, and its management. You will also become familiar with potential complications associated with this modality.

Electrolyte Replacement: Indications & Nursing Protocols

5. Electrolyte Replacement: Indications & Nursing Protocols

Electrolytes are essential for maintaining life. Electrolyte imbalances can result in detrimental complications and should be identified and treated accordingly. In this lesson, we will learn about nursing protocols for electrolyte replacement.

Renal Procedures: Nursing Protocols & Patient Management

6. Renal Procedures: Nursing Protocols & Patient Management

There are several different types of renal procedures that are done in and out of the hospital setting. This lesson will discuss the nursing protocols and patient management for renal procedures.

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