Renal Quiz #22Chronic Renal Failure

1. A 60-year-old man with a history of type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension presents with a creatinine level of 4.5 mg/dL and a blood urea nitrogen (BUN) level of 55 mg/dL. He also reports generalized fatigue and anorexia. Which of the following is the most likely complication of his chronic renal failure? 

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2. A 45-year-old woman with chronic renal failure is found to have a hemoglobin level of 9 g/dL. Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for her anemia? 

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3. A patient with chronic renal failure has a serum phosphate level of 6.5 mg/dL (normal: 2.5-4.5 mg/dL). Which of the following pathophysiological mechanisms is most directly responsible for this finding? 

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4. Which of the following bone disorders is most commonly associated with chronic renal failure due to secondary hyperparathyroidism? 

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5. A 58-year-old male with chronic renal failure is on hemodialysis. Which of the following electrolyte disturbances is he most at risk of developing immediately following a hemodialysis session? 

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