renal failure - In this research paper, Acute Renal Failure...

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Objectives: 1. Define Acute Renal Failure. 2. Provide an overview of the three main causes of Acute Renal Failure: Prerenal injury, Intrinsic injury, and Postrenal injury. 3. Discuss the pathophysiology and course of Acute Renal Failure. 4. Discuss the nursing management, patient teaching, and lab and diagnostic studies. 5. Provide information on how Acute Renal Failure affects the older adult versus the younger adult. Acute Renal Failure I. Introduction A. Definition of Acute Renal Failure B. Pathophysiology a. Prerenal injury b. Intrinsic injury c. Postrenal injury C. Thesis statement: Acute Renal Failure is a critical illness with a high mortality rate. It has become common in society as well as a major challenge for medicine.
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Unformatted text preview: In this research paper, Acute Renal Failure will be defined along with the different causes. The effects on the geriatric population will also be discussed. Finally, the paper will discuss the nursing management and patient teaching of a patient with Acute Renal Failure. II. Diagnostic Studies and Lab Values III. Nursing Management A. Assessment B. Diagnoses C. Planning D. Implementation a. Health Promotion b. Acute Intervention c. Ambulatory and Home Care E. Evaluation IV. Patient Teaching A. Follow-up care B. Dietary Restrictions C. Explanation of the multidisciplinary team V. Geriatric Aspect A. Susceptibility B. Common causes...
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