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Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome - What do I have to do at home?

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While your child is having treatment with steroids you will be taught to:

  • Cereal cartoonTest your child’s first morning urine for protein with the urine testing sticks on a DAILY basis, unless told otherwise by you doctor / renal nurse.
  • Keep a diary of all urine results so that your doctor can review your child’s progress in clinic. The dose of Prednisolone and any other medications and other comments should also be recorded.

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Content compiled by members of the Children’s Renal & Urology Unit, QMC Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals.

The National Kidney Federation cannot accept responsibility for information provided. The above is for guidance only. Patients are advised to seek further information from their own doctor.

NKF Controlled Document No. 135: What do I have to do at home? written: 10/09/2004 last reviewed: 14/11/2020