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Running head: APPENDIX D 1 Appendix D Nicole A. Suddeth HCA/240 12/02/2011 Axia College of University of Phoenix
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APPENDIX D 2 Appendix D Scenario A Acute renal failure: Ms. Jones, a 68-year-old female, underwent open-heart surgery to replace several blocked vessels in her heart. On her first day postoperatively, it was noted that she had very little urine output. 1. What is happening to Ms. Jones’s kidneys, and why is it causing the observed symptom? Ms. Jones is having acute renal failure which is when the kidneys suddenly stop working. The reason she is having very little urine output is because the kidneys are what remove waste from your body, so instead of removing the waste it is just building up in her body. (WebMD, May 10, 2011) 2. What other symptoms and signs might occur? Other symptoms might be swelling in the legs and feet, not eating, nausea and vomiting, confused, anxious, restless, sleepy, pain in the back just below the rib cage. (WebMD, May 10, 2011) 3. What is causing Ms. Jones’s kidney disease?
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