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Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

by Rhonda Lawes

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    00:01 So let's wrap up this video series.

    00:03 Acute kidney injury is a sudden episode of kidney failure or kidney damage that happens within a few hours or a few days and is usually reversible.

    00:12 The patient will develop either increased creatinine or decreased urine output or both in acute kidney injury.

    00:20 Now, there are multiple possible causes of acute kidney injury.

    00:24 Chronic kidney disease is a condition characterized by a gradual loss of kidney function.

    00:30 Over a much longer period of time.

    00:33 Diabetes and hypertension are two of the most common causes of chronic kidney disease.

    00:40 The stages of chronic kidney disease are defined by the patient's GFR rate and they range from Stage 1 to Stage 5.

    00:48 Thank you for watching our video today.


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    The lecture Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease: In a Nutshell (Nursing) by Rhonda Lawes is from the course Acute and Chronic Renal Failure (Nursing).


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    1. Sudden onset over hours to days
    2. Reversible status
    3. Lab results showing an increased creatinine, decreased urine output, or both
    4. Irreversible status
    5. Diabetes and hypertension as the main causes

    Author of lecture Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

     Rhonda Lawes

    Rhonda Lawes


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