Reflect on the clinical presentation of chronic kidney disease

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Reflect on the clinical presentation of chronic kidney disease

Review Chapter 149 in Part 13 of the Buttaro et al. text in this week’s Learning Resources. Reflect on the clinical presentation of chronic kidney disease.
Think about how you might diagnose a patient with chronic kidney disease. Consider the role that patient history, physical exams, and diagnostics play in diagnosis.

Reflect on potential treatment options for chronic kidney disease including the implications of prescribed drugs.
Consider the following patient factors: genetics, gender, ethnicity, age, and behavior. Think about how these factors might impact the diagnosis and treatment of patients with chronic kidney disease.

To complete:

Describe the clinical presentation of chronic kidney disease.
Explain how you might diagnose a patient with chronic kidney disease including the role that patient history, physical exams, and diagnostics play in diagnosis.
Explain implications of potential treatment options for this disease including prescribed drugs.
Describe how patient factors might impact the diagnosis and treatment of patients with chronic kidney disease.

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