TITLE

renal failure, acute

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1876
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "acute renal failure" is presented. It refers to a 25% or more increase in the serum creatinine level. It may be caused by urinary outlet obstruction. The diet of a renal failure patient requires careful management of total calories, protein, electrolytes, minerals, vitamins, and fluid volume.
ACCESSION #
21243841

 

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