disorder of the renal system (risk factors (Diseases such as diabetes…
disorder of the renal system
definition of renal system
It maintains homeostasis in the body by regulating body fluids, electrolytes, waste products and acid balance.
Nursing care in the diagnostic proceedure
Fluid intake should be encouraged if allowed.
The nurse must explain the procedure to the patient.
Monitor vital signs.
Urine should be observed for any bleeding.
Monitor and record fluid intake and output daily.
Encourage an increase in take in the diet.
Diseases such as diabetes mellitus.
Dehydration and inadequate intake water.
Exposure to the environment.
Instrumentation of the urinary tract.
Acquired structural defects as a result of trauma n infection.
Trauma to the kidneys, bladder, ureters and urethra.
Nursing assessment and common findings
Present and past health problems.
Doing physical examination.
Pain e.g dysuria or burning micturition.
Measurement of weight.