Nursing Pharmacology Clinical Case:  Adrenergic Drugs and Renal Function

 

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  •  A 47 year-old man with terminal diabetic nephropathy was scheduled for renal transplant.

  •  He received hemodialysis preceding surgery and electrolyte correction was subsequently performed before induction of anesthesia.




  • case author: Hugh S. Mathewson,
    M.D., Professor Emeritus, School of Allied
    Health, Department of Nurse Anesthesia,
    University of Kansas Medical Center

  • case editor: Michael Gordon, Ph.D. Associate
    Professor of Pharmacology and Surgery, School of
    Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, University
    of Kansas Medical Center