azotaemia


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azotaemia

(ˌæzəˈtiːmɪə) or

azotemia

n
(Pathology) pathol a less common name for uraemia
[C20: see azote, -aemia]
azotaemic, azotemic adj
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Noun1.azotaemia - accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urineazotaemia - accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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With their immature kidneys, young infants fed fresh goat's milk are at substantive risk of hypernatraemia and azotaemia, particularly with dehydration.
If a patient develops symptomatic hypotension or pre-renal azotaemia, then decreasing or temporarily withdrawing the diuretic (24-48 hours) is preferable to discontinuing the ACEI.
Despite limited evidence, some authorities advocate initiating renal replacement therapy before the development of clinical azotaemia in critically ill patients with ARF.