Genital-Urinary System. Renal System Part 1. Behavioral Objectives:. Review the anatomy and physiology of the genito-urinary systems Describe the physical assessment of the GU systems Discuss the application of the nursing process as it relates to patients with disorders of the GU system
Renal System Part 1
Do You Remember?
The weight of urine
The specific gravity of distilled water
Normal urine specific gravity
1.003 – 1.030
Urine specific gravity is related to the level of hydration.
h fluid intake h H20 excretion ispecific gravity
i fluid intake i H20 excretion hspecific gravity
The nurse is preparing to teach a client about his new shunt for hemodialysis. What should be included in this teaching?