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Sabrina Scarborough Abbreviations Chpt 9

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  • 1. Sabrina Scarborough
    Abbreviations:ARF, BUN, CRF, GU and KUB
  • 2. ARF
    Acute Renal Failure
    Acute Kidney Injury
    Kidneys have Stopped Working
    Rapid Loss of Kidney Functions
    Occurs in 5% of Hospitalized Patients
    Diagnostic Approach:
    Physical Examination
    Blood Test
    Urine Studies
    Renal Ultrasound Examination
  • 3. ARF
    Abnormal Levels in Kidneys:
    Acid
    Calcium
    Potassium
    Phosphate
    Symptoms
    Vomiting
    Diarrhea
    Nausea
    Weight loss
  • 4. BUN
    Blood Urea Nitrogen
    Test that Measures Amount of Urea Nitrogen in Blood
    Lower than Normal
    Liver Damage/Disease
    Malnutrition
    Higher than Normal Levels
    Slightly Elevated
    Malfunctioning Kidneys
    Greatly Elevated
    Moderate to Severe Renal Failure
  • 5. BUN
    Test Performed to Diagnosis:
    Liver and/or Kidney Failure
    Urinary Track Obstruction
    Congestive Heart Failure
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    Related Tests
    eGFR
    CMP
    BMP
    Creatinine
    Creatinine Clearance
    Urinalysis
  • 6. CRF
    Chronic Renal Failure
    Loss of Kidney Function
    Kidneys Shrink in Size
    Progressive Scarring
    Types
    Pre-renal CRF
    Post-renal CRF
    Renal CRF
  • 7. CRF
    Causes
    Diabetes
    Hypertension
    Symptoms
    Nausea
    Dehydration
    Anorexia
    Polyuria
  • 8. GU
    Gastric Ulcer
    Peptic Ulcer Located in the Stomach
    Break in Protective Lining
    Causes
    Alcohol Abuse
    Smoking/Chewing Tobacco
    Radiation Treatments
    Excessive Use of Aspirins
  • 9. GU
    Symptoms
    Abdominal Pain
    Nausea
    Vomiting
    Blood in Stool
    Diagnostic Tests
    Upper GI
    X-rays Taken After Drinking Barium
    EGD
    View of Stomach and Small Intestine
  • 10. KUB
    Kidneys, Ureters and Bladder
    Medical Imaging of Abdomen
    Used to Diagnosis
    Location, Size and Shape of Malfunctioning KUB
    Gastrointestinal Conditions
    Constipation
    Assess Positioning of Indwelling Devices

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