The quizzes about Renal Function (32 questions)

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The quizzes about Renal Function (32 questions)
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The type of nephron responsible for renal concentration is the:

The function of the peritubular capillaries is:

Blood flows through the nephron in the following order:

Filtration of protein is prevented in the glomerulus by:

Renin is secreted by the nephron in response to:


The primary chemical affected by the reninangiotensin-aldosterone system is:

Secretion of renin is stimulated by:

The hormone aldosterone is responsible for:

The fluid leaving the glomerulus has a specific gravity of:

All of the following are reabsorbed by active transport in the tubules except:


Which of the tubules is impermeable to water?

Glucose will appear in the urine when the:

The countercurrent mechanism takes place in the:

ADH regulates the final urine concentration by controlling:

When the body is dehydrated:


Bicarbonate ions filtered by the glomerulus are returned to the blood:

If ammonia is not produced by the distal convoluted tubule, the urine pH will be:

The largest source of error in creatinine clearance tests is:

Given the following information, calculate the creatinine clearance: 24-hour urine volume: 1000 mL; serum creatinine: 2.0 mg/dL; urine creatinine: 200 mg/dL

Values for creatinine clearance tests on children are corrected for:


Given the data serum creatinine: 1.1 mg/dL; age: 50 years, and weight: 72 kg, the estimated creatinine clearance using the Cockcroft-Gault formula is:

Variables that may be included in estimated creatinine clearance calculations include all of the following except:

An advantage to using cystatin C to monitor GFR is:

Solute dissolved in solvent will:

Substances that may interfere with measurement of urine and serum osmolarity include all of the following except:


The normal serum osmolarity is:

After controlled fluid intake, the urine-to-serum osmolarity ratio should be at least:

Calculate the free water clearance from the following results: urine volume in 6 hours: 720 mL; urine osmolarity: 225 mOsm; plasma osmolarity: 300 mOsm

To provide an accurate measure of renal blood flow, a test substance should be completely:

Given the following data, calculate the effective renal plasma flow: urine volume in 2 hours: 240 mL; urine PAH: 150 mg/dL; plasma PAH: 0.5 mg/dL


Renal tubular acidosis can be caused by the:

Tests performed to detect renal tubular acidosis after administering an ammonium chloride load include all of the following except:

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