7. Monitoring Renal Function

  1. Philip Jevon RN, BSc(Hons), PGCE,
  2. Beverley Ewens RN, BSc(Hons), PGCE and
  3. Jagtar Singh Pooni BSc(Hons), MRCP(UK), FRCA
  1. Philip Jevon,
  2. Beverley Ewens and
  3. Jagtar Singh Pooni

Published Online: 31 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702932.ch7

Monitoring the Critically III Patient

Monitoring the Critically III Patient

How to Cite

Jevon, P., Ewens, B. and Pooni, J. S. (2012) Monitoring Renal Function, in Monitoring the Critically III Patient (eds P. Jevon, B. Ewens and J. S. Pooni), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702932.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337471

Online ISBN: 9781118702932

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Keywords:

  • Acute renal failure (ARF);
  • Acute tubular necrosis (ATN);
  • Fluid balance;
  • Glomerular filtration rate (GFR);
  • Monitoring renal function;
  • Renal replacement therapy (RRT);
  • Specific gravity (SG) of urine;
  • Urinalysis;
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI);
  • Urine output monitoring

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Principles Of Urinalysis

  • Urine Output Monitoring

  • Monitoring Fluid Balance

  • Management Of Acute Renal Failure

  • Monitoring During Renal Replacement Therapy

  • Conclusion

  • References