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DAVITA BASIC TRAINING STUDY GUIDE

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ADEQUACY HEMODIALYSISIS IS THE LEAST AMOUNT OF TREATMENT PATIENTS NEED TO LIVE. IT IS MEASURED WITH UREA KINETIC MODELING (KT/V) OR THE UREA REDUCTION RATIO (URR)
Acute kidney injury (AKI)is commonly defined as an abrupt decline in renal function, clinically manifesting as a reversible acute increase in nitrogen waste products—measured by blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and serum creatinine levels—over the course of hours to weeks.
chronic renal failure (CRF)gradual loss of kidney function, with progressively more severe renal insufficiency until the stage called chronic irreversible kidney failure or end-stage renal disease
Define the term AKI:
Give 3 examples of pre-, intra- and post-renal causes of AKI
How do you help in restoring kidney function?
How do you protect kidneys from further injury?
What is important when monitoring weight and BP?
AKI patients are at increased risk for which complication?
What do you need to consider in regards to their vascular access?
Explain the difference between AKI and CRF:
Outline the treatment goals for a patient with CKD
What are the most common causes for CRF in the USA?
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