• Chronic Kidney Disease
    1213 27 September 2012 Chronic Kidney Failure The intended audience of this research is Native Americans, who are diabetic and would like to know more about kidney failure. There is a higher risk factor for Native American with diabetes to develop chronic kidney failure than most other nationalities...
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  • Chronic Renal Failure
    Chronic renal failure is a worldwide public health problem. Millions of Americans are affected by this disease each year. It is a common condition in which there is progressive loss of kidney functioning. The loss of function usually takes months or years to occur, sometime not appearing until kidney...
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  • Kidney Failure and Related Isssues
    This paper is dedicated to National Kidney Month and touches on several areas about and related to kidney disease. A brief overview of kidney failure includes what the kidneys do, why they fail, how they fail, signs & symptoms, and treatment, is given in the first section of the report. The paper then...
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  • Chronic Kidney Disease in the African American Community
    Chronic Kidney Disease in the African American Community Introduction Chronic kidney disease, also called chronic kidney failure, describes the gradual loss of kidney function. Your kidneys filter wastes and excess fluids from your blood, which are then excreted in your urine. When chronic kidney disease...
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  • kidney
    with their kidneys? Having too many kidney infections, can lead to kidney failure. Glomerulonephritis is often caused by an allergic or immune response elsewhere in the body. Chronic glomerulonephritis progresses slowly in may result in sclerosis, which is the scarring of the tissue of the kidney. According...
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  • Kidney Diseases in America
    Kidney Diseases in America Nhia Yang, Tour’e Gates, Margarita Giannasidou, Benjamin Jensen, Daniel Olajonlu Advanced Program in Technology and Science Saint Cloud State University July 2013 Causes of Chronic Kidney Disease People usually say “yes, yes, we know, we know” about the diseases, but...
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  • Uremia
    malfunctioning kidneys. (Please refer to Appendix-A, 2) The kidneys are unable to filter blood substances adequately and this results in electrolyte imbalances and uremia. According to Sondheimer and Judith M.’s research in Current Essentials Pediatrics that “Symptoms of chronic renal failure mainly due...
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  • Life with Kidney Disease
    Life with kidney disease 1 Life with kidney disease: Research report Alexander Cila ...
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  • Lupus
    Helen Brown Lincoln College of Technology 11/3/12 Lupus of the Kidney Jennifer Burns ICD 9 Lupus Nephritis Lupus is a chronic disease that can damage any part of the body skin, joints, and organs inside the body. Chronic means that the signs and symptoms tend to last longer than six weeks...
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  • Management of Fluid Overload in Chronic Renal Failure
    Management of Fluid overload in Chronic Renal Failure (CRF) Chronic Renal Failure is a long term serious irreversible condition, described as the gradual loss of kidney function (McCarthy, et al 2009). The number of patients suffering from CRF in United Kingdom (UK) is rising rapidly. Ferenbach and...
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  • Kidneys & Affects of Various Liquids
    Identify the Problem The kidney is an extraordinary organ. Without its processes, human life would be virtually impossible. It is a very well known fact that when individuals consume large amounts of liquid, they eliminate much of the liquid through urine. On the other hand, when individuals are...
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  • Renal Failure
     Nursing Management for Renal Failure BSN Student Department of Baccalaureate & Graduate Nursing NSC 386 Adult Health Nursing II October 17, 2013 Nursing Management for Renal Failure The purpose of this paper is to utilize the importance of evidence based practice in the...
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  • Acute Renal Failure Essay
    Acute renal failure is the sudden loss of the kidneys ability to function; affecting more than 100,000 people in the United States alone each year (NIDDK, 2008). This paper will discuss the basic pathophysiology of acute renal failure, including its cause, disease mechanisms, symptoms, some of the treatments...
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  • Health and Social Care Unit 3 Ao1 D Promoting Good Health
    Unit 3: Promoting good health AO1-Section D (This paper got the full 3 marks) Quality of life is how satisfied we are with our lives and whether there are parts of our health that affect this or inhibit this. For example if there was a lack of money in a family due to little financial support then...
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  • Paper
    Nursing Process Paper Hardik Gandhi Kent State University Client Profile Introduction 88 years old female patient came to the ER on 5/22/12 with the chief complaint of erythema, swelling and pain in her lower extremities. According to her, she saw...
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  • Nursing Process Paper
    NURSING PROCESS PAPER Nursing Process Paper   Abstract This process paper will evaluate the complex relationship between disease pathophysiology and how it has progressed to the patient’s current state of health. It will include a comprehensive discussion of chronic and acute problems leading...
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  • Heart Transplant
    Heart transplants In this paper about heart transplants I will be talking about the operation, and what needs to happen before surgery. Then I will be telling you about the beginning of all transplants and who accomplished it. Then I will talk about what a heart transplant actually is. After that...
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  • Anemia in Kidney Disease and Dialysis
    Anemia in Kidney Disease and Dialysis � What is anemia? A person whose blood is low in red blood cells has anemia. Red blood cells carry oxygen (O2) to tissues and organs throughout the body and enable them to use the energy from food. Without oxygen, these tissues and organs—particularly...
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  • Heartfailure
    HEART FAILURE 1 Running Head: HEART FAILURE Heart Failure Carline Beverly English II Composition ...
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  • Professional
    2001). Chronic illness if defined as “any disorder that persists over a long period and affects physical, emotional, intellectual, social or spiritual functioning” (Mosby p 870). The perceptions that an individual has on their own health is as important as other people’s perception of chronic illness...
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