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What Is The Nursing Care Of Kidney Failure

2015-07-13 03:12

What Is The Nursing Care Of Kidney FailureAs we all know, chronic kidney failure is a serious kidney disease. Kidney failure impacts patients’ life quality severely. In addition to medical treatment, nursing care is also important. Follow us to see how to nurse a kidney failure patient.

1. Dietary nursing care

As for kidney failure patients, they need to follow a low protein diet. Besides, they had better follow a diet with high calcium, high iron, high vitamin, low phosphorus and restricted plant protein intake. If patients pass less urine, they need to limit fluid, sodium and potassium intake.

Patients should consume enough calories to decrease the consumption of protein in the body. Calories intake should be 126kj/kg per day and the main source is carbohydrates and fat. To guarantee enough calories intake, patients can eat relatively more plant oil and sugar.

2. Nursing care in daily life

Alleviate swelling

Measure the weight timely in each day and restrict fluid intake strictly

Have a good rest

Patients should lie on the bed and avoid over-tiredness.

Prevent infection

Infections including the upper respiratory infection, gastrointestinal infection, urinary tract infection can lead to inflammation on kidneys, causing further kidney damage. So patients should prevent infections. Person hygiene is important for preventing infection. It helps keep your immune system from being overwhelmed by germs. Personal hygiene will limit the possibility of these germs finding a way into your body.

3. Control complications

Underlying complications like heart failure, renal bone disease, upper digestive tract bleeding and metabolic acidosis not only lowers the life quality of patients but also speed up the development of kidney disease. Thus, it is important to control complications through medications and healthy lifestyle.

In addition, if Chinese Medicine Treatment like Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Mai Kang Mixture and Steaming Therapy is also used, kidney disease patients can live a high quality and long life. If you want to know detailed information about Chinese medicine, you can leave a message below or send email to kidneycares@hotmail.com. We will reply you within 24 hours.

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