Although clinicians recognise when a patient develops acute renal dysfunction, there is still no universally accepted definition; nor is there consensus on endpoints, which represent management success for clinical trials. It is therefore not surprising that it has been difficult to agree on guidelines for best renal management.


Acute Renal Failure Renal Replacement Therapy Plasma Creatinine Base Deficit Dialysate Fluid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Palazzo
    • 1
  1. 1.Division Critical Care MedicineHammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, Charing Cross HospitalLondonUK

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