This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: that are toxic to the kidneys. These include NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, iodinated contrasts such as those used for CT scans, and others. o Improve renal function oxygen, fluids, inotropes o Aim for euvolaemia fluids/diuretics, monitor input/output o Check for obstruction catheterise and stent o Treat the underlying cause antibiotics, stop nephrotoxic drugs, steroids etc. Prognosis Depending on the cause, a proportion of patients will never regain full renal function, thus having end-stage renal failure requiring lifelong dialysis or a kidney transplant. Prevention Preventing ARF is about stopping the underlying cause....
View Full Document
- Fall '10