Pathogenesis and treatment of rhabdomyolysis.

  title={Pathogenesis and treatment of rhabdomyolysis.},
  author={Stacy A Rupert},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners},
  volume={14 2},
  • Stacy A Rupert
  • Published 2002 in
    Journal of the American Academy of Nurse…
PURPOSE To provide clinicians in primary and acute care settings with information on the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of rhabdomyolysis. DATA SOURCES Selected review articles from print and electronic sources, and a case study. CONCLUSIONS Rhabdomyolysis is a common disorder, which may result from a large variety of diseases, trauma, or toxic insults to skeletal muscle. It is caused by skeletal muscle injury and results in the release of muscle contents (i.e., myoglobin) into the… CONTINUE READING

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