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Urinalysis: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

by Rhonda Lawes

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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 is from the course Introduction to Urinalysis – Renal Assessment (Nursing).


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