TITLE

Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in the Adult Intensive Care Unit: History and Current Trends

AUTHOR(S)
Dirkes, Susan; Hodge, Kimberly
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2008 Supplement, Vol. 28, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article examines the use of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) in the adult intensive care unit. According to the authors, CRRT is becoming the therapy of choice for the treatment of acute renal failure (ARF) in critically ill patients. They discuss the many benefits of CRRT for patients, including improved hemodynamic stability and excellent fluid and solute removal. They suggest that the use of CRRT in a multicenter trial may be necessary to validate its efficacy in the treatment of ARF.
ACCESSION #
31189372

 

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