Unit Review

Topics: Kidney, Renal failure, Nephrology Pages: 3 (291 words) Published: December 11, 2012
* Question 1
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| During times of decreased cardiac output, the glomerular filtration rate is also decreased.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|  True|
Correct Answer:|  True|
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* Question 2
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| The kidney synthesizes _________, which stimulates bone marrow production of red blood cells.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|   erythropoitein|
Correct Answer:|   erythropoietin|
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* Question 3
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| Diabetes mellitus and hypertension are two major causes of glomerular injury.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|  True|
Correct Answer:|  True|
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* Question 4
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| Nephrotic syndrome is associated with increased glomerular permeability to the plasma __________, resulting in generalized edema.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|   proteins|
Correct Answer:|   protein|
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* Question 5
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| Chronic kidney disease leads to hyperkalemia and the risk for cardiac arrhythmias.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|  True|
Correct Answer:|  True|
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* Question 6
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| During chronic renal failure, the activation of vitamin D is increased.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|  True|
Correct Answer:|  False|
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* Question 7
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| The two broad categories of dialysis are hemodialysis and __________ dialysis.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|   peritoneal|
Correct Answer:|   peritoneal|
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* Question 8
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| Urinary incontinence in elderly persons is considered a normal, age-related change.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|  True|
Correct Answer:|  False|
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* Question 9
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| The ___________ phenomenon, the process by which the urine released from the...
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