Nephrology Case Study
Each response must have a reference, including at least two scholarly references other than your textbook or course materials.
Your answers should comprehensively address the questions posed. You may use the same reference more than once if appropriate.
Explain why hematuria and proteinuria reflect a glomerular problem rather than a tubular problem in the kidney.
Explain the change in filtration if excess glucose is present in the blood entering the kidney.
Explain factors that may contribute to elevated blood pressure in a patient with renal disease.
Compare acute and chronic renal failure with respect to cause, reversibility, and urinary output at onset.
Why is there an increased risk of drug toxicity in the later stages of renal failure?
Why is protein intake often restricted in patients with kidney disease?