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Definition of the noun acute kidney failure

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  1. renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract

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Google previewManagement of Acute Kidney Problems (2010)

by Achim Jörres, Claudio Ronco, John A. Kellum

Prerenal acute kidney failure is a heteroge› neous group of conditions, with different pathogeneses. While some forms are caused by hypoperfusion of the kidneys, others are probably caused by inflammation and microcirculatory ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

Renal disease Nephrology See Acute kidney failure, acute nephritic syndrome, analgesic nephropathy, atheroembolic renal disease, chronic kidney failure, chronic nephritis, congenital nephrotic syndrome, endstage renal disease , ...

Google previewThe Diabetes Dictionary (2015)

What Every Person with Diabetes Needs to Know by American Diabetes Association ADA

acute kidney failure (also called acute renal failure) that may be caused by sepsis, a bacterial infection, or major blood loss; this may be fatal, yet there is a possibility that damage to the kidneys can be healed and the kidneys fully recover.

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

AKC= atopic keratoconjunctivitis AKD= anterior keratocyte density AKE = acrokeratoelastoidosis AKE= adenylate kinase AKF= acute kidney failure AKF = American Kidney Fund AKG= alpha-ketoglutarate AKH= adipokinetic hormone AKI ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Biology (2000)

by Blackie

Acute kidney failure It occurs when an illness, infection, or injury damages the kidneys. Temporarily, the kidneys cannot adequately remove fluids and wastes from the body or maintain the proper level of certain kidney-regulated chemicals in ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Lambs Acute kidney failure (NEPHROSIS) has been diagnosed by clinical examination and autopsy in the UK. It invariably occurs in lambs at pasture in spring and early summer. Two age groups are susceptible: one to four weeks, when the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health (2010)

Acute kidney failure If the kidneys suddenly stop working — a condition known as acute kidney...

Acute kidney failure can be caused by some poisons or infections , by a reaction to some drugs, or by a sudden drop in blood pressure, which ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

acute kidney failure) 2. dialysis-dependent patients 3. exceptional dietary intake (e.g. vegetarian diet, high ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: The body, health care, management and policy, tools and approaches (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

Multiple factors are important to assess risk for progression of chronic disease or acute kidney failure. The first is inherent or acquired limitation of the kidney to resist xenobiotic exposure. The kidney's response to the nephrotoxicant, such as ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Midwifery - Australian/New Zealand Version (2011)

by Joanne Gray, Rachel Smith, Caroline Homer

and causes acute kidney failure. This can ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Infectious Diseases (2007)

by Carol Turkington, Bonnie Ashby

The progression to acute kidney failure occurs in about half the cases of HUS. Treatment Options and Outlook HUS is treated by maintaining normal salt and water levels in the body so as to ease the symptoms ...

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