Case Study Of Chornical Kidney Disease

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Introduction: Glenda is an Aboriginal woman, from Wurankuwu living with her extended family. She is quiet, speaks both English and Tiwi and moves around the Tiwi Islands regularly to visit family, and attend meetings, cultural events and special occasions. She lives with her daughter in Darwin who is her main carer and who also transports Glenda to and from the outpatient dialysis clinic as she is suffering from chronical kidney disease. The incidence and prevalence of patients with chronic kidney disease is increasing worldwide. Chronic Kidney Disease is generally asymptomatic. Up to ninety percent of kidney function may be lost before symptoms are present. People suffering with Chronic Kidney Disease may not notice
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For kidney disease diagnosis one needs certain tests and procedures:’ the first step towards the diagnosis of the chornical kidney disease is the personal discussion with the doctor regarding your personal and family history. Among other things, the doctor might ask questions about whether if you've taken any prior medication that might affect kidney function or you've any time before been diagnosed with high blood pressure, if you've noticed changes in your urinary habits, and whether you have any family members who have kidney disease. Next, to get more thorough knowledge of your sickness the doctor performs a physical exam, checking for signs of problems with your heart or blood vessels, and conducts a neurological exam. He may also conduct blood tests to check the functionality of kidneys for the level of waste products, such as creatinine and urea, in your blood. After that next test that may come in line could be urine tests to analyze with a sample of your urine to reveal abnormalities that point to chronic kidney failure and help identify the cause of chronic kidney disease. Next comes the imaging tests to determine your kidneys' structure and size. Other imaging tests may be used in some cases. Removing a sample of kidney tissue for testing may also be recommended by the doctor. For that a kidney

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