The diagnosis of acute renal failure in intensive care: mongrel or pedigree?

@article{Tillyard2005TheDO,
  title={The diagnosis of acute renal failure in intensive care: mongrel or pedigree?},
  author={Andrew RJ Tillyard and Richard Keays and Neil Soni},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={2005},
  volume={60 9},
  pages={903-14}
}
Acute renal failure is common in the intensive care unit; it is well recognised that patients who develop acute renal failure have a high mortality rate. While there have been improvements in the management of acute renal failure, the mortality remains high. Acute renal failure is easily diagnosed biochemically and clinically but it is not a single disease entity. It is a syndrome that affects a very heterogeneous population. Studies of acute renal failure and of the impact of renal replacement… CONTINUE READING

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