Module 10 Quiz

1. Dialysis removes the same amount of wastes and water from everyone who needs it.

a) True
b) False

2. Dialysis mainly removes wastes through a natural process called:

a) Diversion: wastes are sent to another part of the body
b) Diffusion: wastes pass through a semi-permeable membrane
c) Effervescence: wastes bubble out of the body as gas
d) Magnetism: wastes are pulled out of the body by magnets

3. Hemodialysis removes water through:

a) Evaporation: water is released into the air
b) Laxatives: water is removed in the stool
c) Ultrafiltration: water is pulled out of the blood with pumps
d) Effervescence: water bubbles out of the body as gas

4. Dialysate, or bath, is used in dialysis to:

a) Scrub red blood cells clean
b) Clean the floors in the dialysis unit
c) Refresh thirst during dialysis
d) Carry away wastes and excess water

5. One measure of adequate PD is:

a) Blood glucose
b) Cholesterol
c) Creatinine clearance
d) Protein rebound

6. Which of the following is not part of the Kt/V equation?

a) Clearance
b) Time
c) Potassium
d) Volume

7. Symptoms of inadequate dialysis include all of the following except:

a) Weakness/fatigue
b) Weight loss
c) Poor appetite
d) A raised, red rash

8. Fluids you drink pass into your bloodstream immediately, where they can be removed by dialysis.

a) True
b) False

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