Biological basis of child health 15: understanding the renal system and common renal conditions in children
Davies, K., Bradley, S and Crawford, D (2022). Biological basis of child health 15: understanding the renal system and common renal conditions in children. Nursing children and young people. https://doi.org/10.7748/ncyp.2022.e1392
|Davies, K., Bradley, S and Crawford, D
This article will introduce the embryology, the anatomy and physiology, some of the common pathology of the kidneys and the renal system and relate these to the management of child with a renal condition. The renal system is intertwined with other systems such as the cardiovascular system, endocrine system and the reproductive systems. The kidneys are complex structures with an important role in the homeostasis of the individual the impact of renal function impairment is multifaceted.
|Renal, kidney, embryology, renal function, renal failure, urine.
|Nursing children and young people
|RCN Publishing (RCNi)
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
|09 May 2022
|Publication process dates
|30 Sep 2021
|01 Oct 2021
|Accepted author manuscript
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