Acute renal failure in intensive care units--causes, outcome, and prognostic factors of hospital mortality; a prospective, multicenter study. French Study Group on Acute Renal Failure.

@article{Brivet1996AcuteRF,
  title={Acute renal failure in intensive care units--causes, outcome, and prognostic factors of hospital mortality; a prospective, multicenter study. French Study Group on Acute Renal Failure.},
  author={François Gilles Brivet and D J Kleinknecht and Philippe Loirat and Paul Landais},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={192-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the causes, the prognostic factors, and the outcome of patients with severe acute renal failure. DESIGN Prospective, multicenter study. SETTING Twenty French multidisciplinary intensive care units (ICUs). PATIENTS All patients with severe acute renal failure were prospectively enrolled in the study for a 6-month period. Severe acute renal failure was defined by the following criteria: a) a serum creatinine concentration of > or = 3.5 mg/dL ( > or = 310 mumol/L) and/or… CONTINUE READING
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