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Glomerulonephritis and Nephrotic Syndrome PPT Student FA17.pptx

Glomerulonephritis and Nephrotic Syndrome PPT Student FA17.pptx

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Glomerular Diseases of the Kidney
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ACUTE GLOMERULONEPHRITIS (AGN)
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Acute Glomerulonephritis Linked to infection Symptoms of AGN usually occur 10-21 days after infection Full Recovery expected May progress to chronic GN
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Clinical Manifestations: AGN Edema- Eyelids, face, hands Oliguria Smoky, discolored urine HTN Fatigue Fluid overload & circulatory congestion s/sx
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Laboratory Assessment: AGN Component Results Urinalysis Hematuria, *Proteinuria GFR ↓ to 50mL/min BUN 20 Urine Protein 500-3g/24 hour Serum Albumin Decreased
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Diagnostic Assessment: Biopsy Kidney Biopsy (Percutaneous Kidney Biopsy) Precision diagnosis looking directly at renal tissue
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Percutaneous Kidney Biopsy: Patient Care Preoperative Labs? Preparing patient? Education? Intraoperative Positioning? Procedure? Postoperative Priority assessments? Interventions? Precautions?
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Interventions: AGN Manage Fluid Volume Treat infection/inflammation Prevent progression to CGN Patient Education
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