Thursday, 1 June 2017

Question Of The Day, Genitourinary Disorders
Q. Which of the following laboratory findings is present in nephrotic syndrome?

A. Decreased total serum protein.
B. Hypercalcemia.
C. Hyperglycemia.
D. Decreased hematocrit.

Correct Answer: A


Explanation: A decreased total serum protein occurs as extensive amounts of protein are excreted from the body through the urine. Clients may develop hypocalcemia. Hyperglycemia is not a finding related to nephrotic syndrome. A decreased hematocrit is not a finding related to nephrotic syndrome.

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