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Normal Bun And Creatinine

The blood urea nitrogen or BUN is a blood test that measures the amount of urea nitrogen in the bloodstream. It reflects how well your kidneys are. When a person is dehydrated, false results might be obtained as BUN levels increase when blood is concentrated. Elevated BUN levels indicate dehydration, excessive protein intake and impaired renal function. Low BUN levels indicate over hydration, liver damage and malnutrition.

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This is the Fifth of my series explaining the Coagulation Fishbone Diagram with the Focus on Coumadin and Heparin with PT prothrombin Partial Thrombin Time PTT and INR International Normalized RationElect rolytes Hyponatremia VS Hypernatremia Hyperkalemia and Hypokalemia will be next along with BUN and Creatinine and glucose, Study sheets for nurses! The Nurses Notes Nursing School

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BUN Creatinine Kidney Disease Acute Renal Failue Labs Potassium Hyperkalemia Hypokalemia Hyponatremia Sodium Lab Value Blood Hyponatremia Mnemonic Nursing Student This is a collection of my Blood Book part of BMP Fishbone diagram explaining the normals and abnormal Na K Cr Hypomagnesemia BUN Creatinine Addisons Dehydration Study Sheets for Nurses NCLEX Tips Nursing Notes Cheats

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BUN Creatinine Kidney Disease Acute Renal Failue Labs Potassium Hyperkalemia Hypokalemia Hyponatremia Sodium Lab Value Blood Hyponatremia Mnemonic Nursing Student This is a collection of my Blood Book part of BMP Fishbone diagram explaining the normals and abnormal Na K Cr Hypomagnesemia BUN Creatinine Addisons Dehydration Study Sheets for Nurses NCLEX Tips Nursing Notes Cheats nursing_labs_mnemonics_Kidney_Disease_BUN_Creatinine

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BUN Creatinine Kidney Disease Acute Renal Failue Labs Potassium Hyperkalemia Hypokalemia Hyponatremia Sodium Lab Value Blood Hyponatremia Mnemonic Nursing Student This is a collection of my Blood Book part of BMP Fishbone diagram explaining the normals and abnormal Na K Cr Hypomagnesemia BUN Creatinine Addisons Dehydration Study Sheets for Nurses NCLEX Tips Nursing Notes Cheats nursing_labs_mnemonics_Kidney_Disease_BUN_Creatinine LABS BUN CR GFR Nursing KAMP StickEnotes

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Hypoglycemia Hyperglycemia Glucose BUN Creatinine Kidney Disease Acute Renal Failue Labs Potassium Hyperkalemia Hypokalemia Hyponatremia Sodium Lab Value Blood Hyponatremia Mnemonic Nursing Student This is a collection of my Blood Book part of BMP Fishbone diagram explaining the normals and abnormal Na K Cr Hypomagnesemia BUN Creatinine Addisons Dehydration Study Sheets for Nurses NCLEX Tips Nursing Notes Cheats

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Creatinine is a waste product produced by muscle metabolism. Kidneys filter creatinine to be excreted through the urine and the renal function is reflected. Elevated levels indicate renal impairment. The opposite happens for urinary creatinine clearance; during renal impairment, urinary creatinine is extremely low. Measuring urinary creatinine clearance during unilateral kidney impairment is insignificant as the healthy kidney can still excrete creatinine through the urine.

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