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Nephrotic Syndrome

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

Pediatric Nursing: Genitourinary Disorders NCLEX Practice Quiz (15 Questions)

To provide quality care for your patients, you need this 15-item NCLEX style questionnaire that will also challenge your knowledge about Pediatric Nursing.

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.