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Hemofiltration: Quiz


Question 1: During hemofiltration, a patient's ________ is passed through a set of tubing (a filtration circuit) via a machine to a semipermeable membrane (the filter) where waste products and water are removed.
BloodBlood plasmaPlateletRed blood cell

Question 2: As in ________, in hemofiltration one achieves movement of solutes across a semi-permeable membrane.
DialysisSurgeryICD-9-CM Volume 3Kidney transplantation

Question 3: An isotonic replacement fluid is added to the blood to replace fluid volume and ________.
Fuel cellElectrolyteIonHalf cell

Question 4: Use of lactate can occasionally be problematic in patients with ________ or with severe liver disease, because in such cases the conversion of lactate to bicarbonate can be impaired.
HyperkalemiaICD-10 Chapter IV: Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseasesLactic acidosisDiabetic ketoacidosis

Question 5: Instead, a positive hydrostatic pressure drives water and ________ across the filter membrane from the blood compartment to the filtrate compartment, from which it is drained.
Solubility equilibriumSolubilityPartition coefficientSolvent

Question 6: In medicine, hemofiltration, also haemofiltration, is a renal replacement therapy similar to ________ which is used almost exclusively in the intensive care setting.
SurgeryVascular surgeryICD-9-CM Volume 3Hemodialysis

Question 7: Thus, it is almost always used for ________.
Chronic kidney diseaseAcute kidney injuryKidney stoneRenal tubular acidosis


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