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Textbook Problem

Case 1

In this case, all of the clinical manifestations can be traced back to the patient’s _______

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Summary Introduction

To review:

The blank in the statement, “In this case, all of the clinical manifestations can be traced back to the patient’s ________”

Introduction:

In the given case, an old woman is admitted to hospital for renal failure and left ventricular heart failure. The patient shows swollen hands, ankles, and eyelids, pale and cold skin, and cough with white sputum. She has slow irregular sinus rhythms, white fluffy patches in lungs, enlarged left ventricle high blood pressure, and fast heart rate. Her blood urea nitrogen, potassium, and phosphate levels were higher. Her arterial blood pH (potential of hydrogen) was 7.29, carbon dioxide arterial pressure was 32 mm Hg, and arterial oxygen pressure was 64 mm Hg.

Explanation

Given information:

Please refer to Clinical Application Case-1.

One of the most important and significant clinical manifestations of prerenal conditions is urine output reduction because as these prerenal conditions progress, they cause the kidneys to work less effectively. Hyperkalemia, increased potassium and hydrogen, and decreased bicarbonate lead to metabolic acidosis, which indicates renal failure...

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