Polycystic Kidney Disease

Nursing Interventions for Polycystic Kidney Disease

Take patient history and perform assessment. Monitor vital signs especially blood pressure. Monitor renal function and urine elimination, hydration, fluid and electrolyte balance. Monitor daily weights Assess edema and promote skin integrity. Access site for dialysis (if appropriate) Give prescribed drugs, including ACE inhibitors to control hypertension (if giving diuretics, obtain specimens for serum electrolyte […]