Survial from acute renal failure with and without multiple organ dysfunction.

@article{Routh1980SurvialFA,
  title={Survial from acute renal failure with and without multiple organ dysfunction.},
  author={G. S Routh and Jeffrey D. Briggs and James G. Mone and IainMca. Ledingham},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  year={1980},
  volume={56 654},
  pages={
          244-7
        }
}
A 10-year retrospective analysis has been carried out of 114 patients dialysed for acute renal failure. Fifty-eight patients, predominantly suffering from multiple organ failure, required treatment in an Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU); 56 less severely ill patients were treated in a Renal Unit. Overall survival in the former group was 36% and in the latter group 63%. In the first 5 years of the study, survival in the ITU patients was 31% and in the second 5 years, was 38% in spite of a trend… CONTINUE READING

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