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November 2011, Volume 41 Number 11 , p 67 - 67


  • Denise D. Hayes MSN, RN, CRNP


1. A patient's glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is 14 mL/min/1.73 m2. This indicates which stage of chronic kidney disease (CKD)? a. stage 2 b. stage 3 c. stage 4 d. stage 52. Which physical assessment finding is related to platelet dysfunction in CKD? a. fever b. ecchymoses c. pulmonary crackles d. stomatitis3. In addition to water, what is the major constituent of urine? a. sodium b. hydrogen c. urea d. potassium4. A patient is complaining of urinary frequency, urgency, and dysuria. You anticipate obtaining a specimen for which initial diagnostic study? a. urinalysis b. complete blood cell count c. urine creatinine clearance d. blood urea nitrogen5. A patient is admitted with a urinary tract obstruction, which is most often manifested by which conditions? (Select all that apply.) * impeded urine flow * decreased infection risk * urinary system dilatation * compromised renal function6. A patient is admitted with renal calculi. What is the priority nursing diagnosis? *

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