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Unformatted text preview: kidney tissues. Dietary restrictions on salt, fluids, protein, and other substances may be recommended. Persons with this condition should be closely watched for signs that they are developing kidney failure. Dialysis or a kidney transplant may eventually be necessary. Prognosis Prognosis is highly dependent on cause of the glomerulonephritis. The prognosis for Minimal Change Glomerulonephritis is very good, 95% of children and 70% of adults undergo remission with corticosteroids. Cresenteric glomerulonephritis has a poor prognosis with rapid progression to kidney failure over weeks. Prevention Preventing glomerulonephritis depends on recognising the risk factors for the underlying cause....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10