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    Nephrotic Syndrome

    Nephrotic syndrome, or nephrosis, is defined by the presence of nephrotic-range proteinuria, edema, hyperlipidemia, and hypoalbuminemia.

    Urinary System Anatomy and Physiology

    Much like sanitation workers who keep a city's water supply drinkable and dispose of its waste, the kidneys are usually unappreciated until there is a malfunction and "internal garbage" piles up.

    Urinary Retention Nursing Care Plan

    Use this nursing diagnosis guide to help you create a Urinary Retention nursing care plan.

    6 Urinary Tract Infection Nursing Care Plans

    The focus of this care plan for Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) include relief of pain and discomfort, increased knowledge of preventive measures and treatment regimen, and absence of complications. Here are six (6) nursing care plans (NCP) for urinary tract infections (UTI):

    Acute Renal Failure

    Acute renal failure (ARF) is a rapid loss of renal function due to damage to the kidneys.

    Chronic Renal Failure

    Chronic renal failure (CRF) is the end result of a gradual, progressive loss of kidney function.

    Urinary Tract Infection

    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are caused by pathogenic microorganisms in the urinary tract.

    6 Acute Renal Failure Nursing Care Plans

    Acute renal failure (ARF) is the abrupt loss of kidney function. Here are 6 nursing care plans for patients with ARF.

    Urinary Catheterization Nursing Procedure & Management

    Urinary Catheterization is the introduction of a catheter through the urethra into the bladder for the purpose of withdrawing urine.

    Urolithiasis (Renal Calculi)

    Urolithiasis refers to stones (calculi) in the urinary tract. Stones are formed in the urinary tract when the urinary concentration of substances such as calcium oxalate, calcium phosphate, and uric acid increases.