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this anemia, how should the nurse respond? Your anemia is caused by: inadequate 17. When the nurse is discussing the sodium-sensing cells of the glomerulus, what term should the nurse use? Macula densa18. While planning care for a patient who has acute pyelonephritis, a nurse recalls the most common condition associated with the development of acute pyelonephritis is: urinary 19. A urologist is discussing the phagocytic cells that lie between the layers of the renal corpuscle. What is the urologist describing? Mesangial cells20. A 60-year-old male is diagnosed with renal failure. While the nurse is reviewing lab results, which of the following lab values would be most consistent with this diagnosis? 21. A 55-year-old male presents reporting urinary retention. Tests reveal that he has a lower urinary tract obstruction. Which of the following is of most concern to the nurse? 22. A urologist is discussing a structure that supplies blood to the medulla. What is the urologist describing? Renal arteries23. A 4-year-old male is diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome. Which of the following assessment findings accompanies this condition? Proteinuria24. While turning a patient with chronic renal failure, which principle should the nurse recall? Bone fractures are a risk factor in chronic renal failure because: the kidneys fail to25. On average, the kidneys receive approximately _________ of the cardiac output. 20% to 26. A 5-year-old male was diagnosed with glomerulonephritis. History reveals that he had an infection 3 weeks before the onset of this condition. The infection was most likely locatedin the: respiratory tract27. A 35-year-old hypertensive male begins taking a diuretic. Which of the following common side effects of this medication should the nurse monitor? Hypokalemia