Kidney Essays

Progress Report

In this Assignment you will proofread the Progress Report listed below. Next, you will identify the 10 mistakes that are listed in the report. The mistakes could be misspellings, incorrect abbreviations, or misuse of a medical term. Please list them in the chart below under the heading “Medical Terminology Error.” After you have listed the errors, you will need to identify the correct term or abbreviation. Please list them in the chart below under the heading “Correct Term.” At the…

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Illegal Organ Trade

While it is most commonly believed that trafficking only takes places for commercial sexual exploitation or for forced labor, trafficking in fact takes many forms such as trafficking for organ trade among others. In most of the world, laws specifically ban the sale of organs but due to a high demand for organs and with long waiting lists for donors in countries such as the U.S a market has emerged for illegal trafficking and trade of organs. Black Market organ…

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Fantastic Voyage

Today on our fantastic voyage we are going to be taken through the digestive system of a male, age 55 and we will be following what happens to a hamburger, fries and a refreshing glass of root beer, as its enters his body and begins the process of digestion. After that we will then follow the root beer into the blood stream and to the kidneys, through the urinary tract and then our journey will end when the urine is…

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Sale of Human Organ

Surprisingly, nearly 10 percent of 10,000 English patients, who are on the waiting list for organs transplant, dies each year before they obtain an organ (Bates, 2011). While this number tends to rocket in not only England but also worldwide range, almost all the government still keep passing numerous policies to restrict the supply of transplant organs. Typically, they have long prohibited trafficking human organs regardless of proposals for reform. As a further work on this issue, the article “Sales…

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National Kidney Foundation

Today November 16, 2012, I had an interview with Pier Merone who is the division president in southern California and Nevada of the National Kidney Foundation. We discussed a variety of issues regarding problems, solutions, and awareness of the lack of organ donors and kidney diseases in California. One of the problems that we addressed during the interview was how California has a wait list of 7 years compare to the national level which is only 4 years today. According…

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Kidney Failure

1) Mrs. Jones’s kidneys are in shock from the surgery. They are producing very little urine because the kidneys are unable to clean the creatinine and urea from the blood. These are the waste products of the body. The kidneys also balance water, salt and minerals in the body so when there is little urine output it indicates that these waste products are building up in the body. 2) Other signs or symptoms that might happen are headaches, breath that…

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Pig Dissection Lab Report

In lab we received a fetal pig for dissection to be done over five lab sessions. We started off with an over view of the pigs anatomy noticing the snout, external nares, eye structure, pinnae, tongue, teeth, tail, three clove hands, and feet. We also identitified the sex of our fetal pig, and upon observation at the base of the umbilical cord we determined the sex was a male. The first part of our dissection involved reviewing the masseter muscle…

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Osmoregulation in Fish

Osmosis in the movement of water molecules through a selectively permeable membrane. It occurs from a region of high water concentration to a region of low water concentration. The control of water balance in animals is known as osmoregulation. Osmoregulation is a homeostatic mechanism. The body fluids of a salt water fish are hypotonic (higher in water concentration) compared with the surrounding sea water – the sea water is therefore hypertonic. Because of this they constantly lose water by osmosis…

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (cms)

Procedure Until recently it was not uncommon for patients admitted to an acute care facility to have an indwelling catheter anchored for unnecessary reasons. Patients that came in thru the emergency department typically were sent to the units with unnecessary indwelling catheters in place and it was not unusual for a surgery patient to have an indwelling catheter anchored before or during a procedure. Once a patient was admitted and was transported to the units nursing would also anchor indwelling…

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Why Kids Kill_

The phrase “children who kill” evokes a variety of different images – the eightand nine-year-olds who threw a six-year-old off the roof of their tenement, the Oregon and Colorado teenagers who killed fellow classmates after months of careful planning, the teenage girl who kills her newborn in a frantic effort to hide her pregnancy, the gang killing, and the abused child who finally kills his parent. In fact there is no single dynamic that explains homicide by children, and the…

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Urinary Incontinence and Employee Health Nurse

​A nurse is caring for a client with a spinal cord injury. What are possible causes of autonomic dysreflexia that the nurse should monitor for? distended bladder (most common), fecal impaction, cold stress or drafts on lower part of body, tight clothing, undiagnosed injury or illness. A nurse is caring for a client who has just undergone a craniotomy for a supratentorial tumor. Which of the following postoperative prescriptions should the nurse clarify with the provider? A. Dexamethasone (Decadron) 30…

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Nursing Diagnosis, Interventions and Goal Assignment

Select a major medical diagnosis for your patient. Pick two nursing diagnoses and write four (4) pertinent interventions and rationales for each diagnosis. Be sure your interventions are applicable to your assigned patient. Cite your sources in APA format. Print two copies of this page so you can develop two nursing diagnoses. Patient’s Medical Diagnosis: Hypertension Nursing Diagnosis: Deficient Knowledge 1) Intervention: Define and specify the desired blood pressure limits. Describe hypertension and its effect on the heart, blood vessels,…

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Development of Anna Fitzgerald Character

Adolescence development relies upon many factors. In order to accurately examine its growth, it is useful to look at some developmental theories. Anna Fitzgerald is thirteen years old; however, she is not like any other teenager with some ordinary problems. Anna was born for a specific purpose she was born to save her sister’s life and to serve as a matched tissue donor. When Anna was born, her umbilical cord was collected and since then she was constantly donating blood,…

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Assignment_ Assigning Evaluation and Management

Initial consultation is performed for a 78-year-old woman with unexplained weight loss, abdominal pain, and rectal bleeding. A comprehensive history and examination is performed. 99205- The patient is a new patient who needs a comprehensive amount of data. The patient has unexplained symptoms, so it is very important to get the history in order to help figure out what may be causing these symptoms. A 30-year-old established patient presents complaining of flu-like symptoms characterized by unremitting cough, sinus pain, and…

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Manage Continence

Explain how difficulties with continence can affect an individuals self-esteem, health and their day to day activities A person could be embarrassed and withdrawn because of their incontinence. It can cause them to be a loner because they are afraid to go out because of fear of leakage or accidents, which can cause them to have depression. They may not like to do certain activities with children as certain activities may make their bladder control worse and incontinence pads might…

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