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Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) RN Lesson 8-E Genitourinary Chronic kidney disease o Definition: a progressive, irreversible deterioration in renal function; body cannot balance metabolism and fluid/electrolytes; results in uremia o Etiology hypertension, severe and prolonged diabetes mellitus glomerulopathy interstitial nephritis polycystic disease (hereditary) obstructive uropathy congenital disorder o Findings respiratory - pulmonary edema, pleural effusion, pleural rub cardiovascular - hypertension, hyperkalemia (with ECG changes), pericardial effusion, tamponade neuromuscular - sleep disorders, headache, lethargy, peripheral neuropathies, seizures, coma metabolic/endocrine - hyperlipidemia, decreased libido, impotence, amenorrhea, glucose intolerance acid/base - water retention, metabolic acidosis, hyperkalemia, hypocalcemia, hypermagnesemia, hyperphosphatemia gastrointestinal - anorexia, nausea, vomiting, gastric ulcerations
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blood - anemia from decreased or no erythropoietin production, increased bleeding, platelet defects skeletal - renal osteodystrophy, osteomalacia from decreased calcium levels skin - pruritus, uremic frost, hyperpigmentation, ecchymosis, xerosis, half- and-half nails
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