Urinalysis: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

by Rhonda Lawes, PhD, RN

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

    00:02 A complete urine analysis includes physical, chemical and microscopic examinations.

    00:08 Dipstick urinalysis is more convenient but false positives and false negative results can happen.

    00:15 A clean catch or midstream sample can be used but should be examined within two hours of collecting the sample for the urinalysis.

    00:23 Micro hematuria has a range of causes from benign to life-threatening.

    00:29 So you're going to want to Pay attention to that and definitely follow up.

    00:33 Glomerular, renal, and neurological causes of micro hematuria often can be differentiated by other elements of the urine analysis.

    00:42 Although trangent proteinuria typically is a benign condition persistent proteinuria requires further workup.

    00:50 Asymptomatic bacteriuria is the isolation of bacteria in an appropriately collected specimen obtained from a person without symptoms of a urinary tract infection.

    01:00 Pregnant patients with AB should be treated with antibiotics.

    01:05 Thank you for watching our video series today.

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    The lecture Urinalysis: In a Nutshell (Nursing) by Rhonda Lawes, PhD, RN is from the course Introduction to Urinalysis – Renal Assessment (Nursing).

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    1. Persistent proteinuria requires further evaluation
    2. Urinary dipstick analysis is convenient but not as accurate as urinary analysis
    3. Urine specimens must be examined within two hours of collection
    4. Urinary analysis requires a urine sample obtained from a catheter
    5. A client who uses clean-catheterization needs to be treated for asymptomatic bacteriuria

    Author of lecture Urinalysis: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

     Rhonda Lawes, PhD, RN

    Rhonda Lawes, PhD, RN

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