acute renal failure

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Noun1.acute renal failure - renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tractacute renal failure - renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract
kidney failure, renal failure - inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
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Four patients went for acute renal shutdown and they were referred for dialysis; 60 patients of moderate and severe haemorrhage were put on mechanical ventilation and extubated after 24 hours; 18 patients died.
Nutraceuticals may contain dangerous chemicals and their continued consumption could cause a whole range of dangerous side effects like renal shutdown, jaundice, skin rashes, among other conditions, said Dr.
The kidney needs fluid replacement and if not given adequate amount of fluids the kidney will go into acute renal shutdown.