Friday, June 2, 2023

A male client is scheduled for a renal clearance test.. 1 minute



A male client is scheduled for a renal clearance test. Nurse Maureen should explain that this test is done to assess the kidneys’ ability to remove a substance from the plasma in:


  • a. 1 minute.
  • b. 30 minutes.
  • c. 1 hour.
  • d. 24 hours.

Answer A.

The renal clearance test determines the kidneys’ ability to remove a substance from the plasma in 1 minute. It doesn’t measure the kidneys’ ability to remove a substance over a longer period.