September 26, 2013

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Maternal Neonatal Nursing

Category: Maternal Neonatal Nursing 
During pregnancy the kidneys change in both size and shape because of dilation of the renal pelves, calyces and ureters above the pelvic brim. It is caused by (1) the effect of progesterone and (2) compression of the ureters.