Acute Kidney Failure

  • Stewart M. Brooks
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Abstract

An extensive survey reported by Lucké in 1946 brought to light that a wide variety of pathological situations terminate in acute renal failure (also referred to as acute renal insufficiency and acute tubular necrosis). It is now generally established that this ominous derangement often follows in the wake of nephrotoxic poisonings, burns, shock, trauma, and transfusion reactions.

Keywords

Catheter Urea Diarrhea Peri Stein 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stewart M. Brooks
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Lasell Junior CollegeAuburndaleUSA
  2. 2.Boston City Hospital School of NursingBostonUSA

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