The Structure of the Kidney (Screencast)
By Mary Riebe
In this screencast, the learner identifies the kidney's internal and external structures.
Learners read about the role of water, the basic physiology of water balance, and the effects of dehydration particularly on elderly clients. Tips for maintaining proper hydration are presented. In an interactive exercise, students calculate how much fluid a client needs based on his/her age, health, and weight.