Crtical Care and Shock Journal

Prevention of Acute Renal Failure

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Acute renal failure is one of the most common organ failures occurring in critically ill patients. Mortality rates remain high despite treatment. This article will discuss the goals of prevention, pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic strategies including the role of diuretics and vasoactive agents, and will briefly consider future directions.

John A. Kellum

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