The Renal System
- Urine production
- Renal Failure – when the kidneys fail and urine output stops. Can be life threatening because blood is overloaded with waste e.g. urea.
- Blood tests
- Urine tests to check kidney function
- Dipsticks – show presence of sugar, protein or blood in urine.
- X ray – can show lack of function
- Urography – injection of dye then x-ray to show function
- Dialysis – A machine to remove waste, excess…