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Excretion-Dialysis Quiz


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You have two kidneys, one on each side of your abdomen. What is the second kidney for?

A. To signal your first kidney to rid the body of excess waste

B. Essentially, it is a “spare tire”

C. It produces half the hormones your body needs

D. None of the above


On average, how many times a week do people need dialysis?

A. Every day

B. 3 times per week

C. 2 times per week

D. 1 time per week


Dialysis helps cure chronic kidney disease

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


If someone is on a renal diet, what do they most need to avoid eating?

A. Grapefruit

B. Foods high in phosphorus and potassium

C. Foods high in sugar


How many dialysis treatments can you miss and stay in good health?

A. None

B. Two

C. Five

D. Ten


Dialysis can be done in a hospital, in a dialysis clinic that is not part of a hospital, or at home

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


I can eat or drink whatever I want on dialysis

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


What does dialysis do?

A. Removes waste, salt and extra water from the body

B. Helps to control blood pressure

C. Regulates the body’s fluid balance

D. All of the above


You cannot travel if you are on dialysis

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


What is the average amount of time spent per session at the dialysis clinic?

A. 1-2 hours

B. 30-45 minutes

C. 6-8 hours

D. 3-4 hours


Which HD “accesses” allow your blood to be cleaned with a dialyzer (artificial kidney)?

A. Fistula

B. CVC catheter

C. Goretex graft

D. All of the above


After someone has a kidney transplant, they never need dialysis again

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


A person usually needs dialysis when kidney function is less than ______

A. 50%

B. 25%

C. 15%

D. 45%




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