Acute renal failure. Community hospital experience with hemodialysis as intensive care adjunct.

@article{Dandy1977AcuteRF,
  title={Acute renal failure. Community hospital experience with hemodialysis as intensive care adjunct.},
  author={W E Dandy and Daniel Sapir},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={1977},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={146-9}
}
A 3-year experience with 50 acute renal failure patients managed by hemodialysis in a 417-bed community hospital is reviewed. The 58% survival rate was better than that reported in other recent series. Possible reasons for our favorable mortality experience include: (1) Hemodialysis was performed within the ICU facility by the ICU staff. Continuity of total… CONTINUE READING