Session 8 Case Study 1 - SESSION 8 CASE STUDY 1 1 Session 8 Case Study 1 P.W was the victim of a hit-and-run auto-pedestrian accident and suffered

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SESSION 8: CASE STUDY 1 1 Session 8: Case Study 1 P.W. was the victim of a hit-and-run auto-pedestrian accident and suffered multiple abrasions, a concussion, and a deep laceration of the left thigh. He was discovered approximately 2 hours after the incident and is now in the emergency department. P.W.'s vital signs and hematocrit suggest that he has had a major blood loss of about 2000 ml. A catheter is inserted to monitor urine output, and P.W. is fluid resuscitated while his wounds are cleaned and sutured. The urine output is quite low, with high urine osmolality and low urine sodium. 1.What type of renal failure is P.W. at risk for developing? 2.What is the best therapy to preventing renal failure?
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