Acute renal failure on the intensive care unit.


Acute renal failure (ARF) is one of the commonest complications of hospitalisation, with an overall incidence of up to 7%,1 rising towards 15% in the intensive care unit (ICU).2 ARF independently predicts mortality,3 to which it contributes directly largely through ‘non-renal’ effects such as bleeding and sepsis.4 Prompt action can save lives and nephrons… (More)


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@article{Kanagasundaram2005AcuteRF, title={Acute renal failure on the intensive care unit.}, author={Nigel Suren Kanagasundaram and Presley Paganini}, journal={Clinical medicine}, year={2005}, volume={5 5}, pages={435-40} }