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Urine Dipstick Test: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

by Rhonda Lawes

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

    00:03 A urine dipstick is a strip of paper with chemicals added to be dipped in the urine.

    00:08 The strip will change color if the urine contains bacteria, blood, nitrites, or other substances depending on the type of dipstick.

    00:17 Now leukocytes, nitrites, and blood are indicators of a potential UTI and require follow up.

    00:25 Thanks for watching our video today.


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    The lecture Urine Dipstick Test: In a Nutshell (Nursing) by Rhonda Lawes is from the course Interpretation of Renal Lab Values (Nursing).


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    1. The strip changes color in the presence of certain substances
    2. The strip can only be assessed by a machine
    3. The strip shows positive and negative signs
    4. The strip shows the exact amount of substances present

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     Rhonda Lawes

    Rhonda Lawes


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