Renal Failure Case Study This is a three part case study for a female patient having renal dysfunction. The purpose of writing this case study is to demonstrate an understanding of medical terminology. Part 1 of the case study will present evidence of underlying precipitators of Lupus, RBC hemolsis and hypoyolemia . Part 2 will present the chronic condition of renal failure and Part 3 will present the patient’s renal failure with transplantation. Renal Case Study Part I The patient is a 24-year-old female with a 3-year history of Lupus. The patient is 2 days post-partum after a C-section. During pregnancy the patient had difficulty with hypertension. A diagnosis of HELLP was made and emergency delivery performed. There was massive bleeding...The end:
.....unstable #12blood transfusions #13fluid replacements #14Dopamine @ 3 - 10 mcg/kg/min #15 Levophed @ 4 mcg/min #16intravenously #17blood pressure ranged from 60/48 (52) to 98/58 (71) #18Urine output 0-30 cc/hr #19acute renal failure #20dialyze #21 Hemodialyze x’s 3 hours today #22L subclavian intra- cath #23Follow-up lab data #24BUN of 32 #25 creatinine of 1.8 #26diagnosis of ESRD #27 Tenckehoff catheter #28CAPD #29transplant procurement team #30compatible kidney #31SICU Works Cited “Care of the Patient Experiencing Renal Failure.” 2 June 2010. <http://www.paems.org/eWebquiz/renal%20failure/Dialysis%20CEU.pdf>. “Renal Case Study. Middle Tennessee State University.” 2 June 2010. < http://mtsu32.mtsu.edu:11019/cases/renalcas.html>.