Rasmussen NUR2790 Module 8 Discussion Latest NUR2790 Professional Nursing III Module 8 Discussion
The Patient with Chronic Renal Failure
Mr. Rojas is a 49-year-old patient with End Stage Renal Disease. He has a history of
hypertension and uncontrolled type 1 diabetes (since he was 12 years old). His
last Hemoglobin A1c was 12.8%. He is currently receiving hemodialysis three
times per week for three hours. He is in the hospital because he went into DKA
a few days ago when he had a stomach virus. He is asking you about renal
the criteria to be placed in the transplant list?
options for transplantation does Mr. Rojas have?
recommendations can you give Mr. Rojas on treatment compliance?
renal replacement therapies could Mr. Rojas be educated about?
What are their advantages and disadvantages?