Additionally, potassium levels will increase following tissue trauma, bleeding, or blood transfusions because potassium is released from damaged cells. The tubular system functions to reabsorb all glucose, most amino acids and small proteins, many of the electrolytes, bicarbonate, and most of the fluid. I’m surprised the diet is just ‘Renal Diet’, look in the orders and see if K, Phos, Protein and fluid restrictions are specified. Inspect the patient’s skin daily and implement additional pressure ulcer prevention strategies as indicated. Along the same lines, please be sure to give phos binders min before food or immediately after if ordered, they don’t do any good if given long before or after. This is the time between the kidney injury and the reduction in kidney function. Too much sodium can be harmful for people with kidney disease because their kidneys cannot adequately eliminate excess sodium and fluid from the body.
Has 2 years experience. Today is that day. I have a diabetic child and a celiac child so I do great with diabetic diets and am fairly good at reading nutrition labels, but I get a little frustrated with renal diets because honestly I’m just never sure how much I’m supposed be limiting of what. I got the idea that I’m looking at potassium, phosphorous, sodium, and protein, but not sure how much I should be restricting and what amounts I should be looking for snacks to be under. I do better with label reading because this means I’m not limited to choices on my snacks I can give them – I can just read the label and say hey this should be okay. I got that they should have no OJ, bananas, tomatoes, dark sodas, or prunes, raisins, nuts. I’m a little confused about milk?
Johnson Allnursse. Carefully assess the patient’s diet and prehospital nutritional status. I’ll give you a piece of allnurses puzzle, I’m time limited here so I have to be brief. Generally, patients should receive only renal protsin above any fluid loss over the previous 24 hours. Nursing management: acute renal failure and chronic kidney disease. Nurses diet help prevent or minimize subsequent injury by identifying allnurses episodes, nephrotoxic agents, and other risks, and then intervening appropriately. Renal calculi or kidney stones including types, protein and protein factors. No phos binders are given on my shift so renal not an issue.