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Through analysis of the signs and symptoms provided in the case study it can be concluded that the patient is likely to have stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) also known as end stage renal failure (ESRF). During the patient’s initial medical examination she had severe hypertension as her blood pressure (BP) was 190/100 mmHg imposing a great risk to health. On examination a few weeks later the patients’ BP was still significantly raised at 185/95 mmHg. In accordance with NICE guidelines, the patient is classified as having stage 2 hypertension (NICE 2011). As the patient has persistently high BP the likely cause of the disease is essential hypertension.

As the patient was referred to a renal clinic kidney function should be
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