Despite significant improvements in intensive care medicine, the prognosis of acute renal failure (ARF) stays p r, with mortality including 40% to 65per cent. The aim of the current observational research had been to investigate the influence of client faculties and fluid stability in the outcome of ARF in intensive care unit (ICU) patients.
The data had been removed from the Sepsis Occurrence in Acutely Ill Patients (SOAP) study, a multicenter observational cohort study to which 198 ICUs from 24 countries in europe contributed. All adult clients admitted to a participating ICU between 1 and 15 May 2002, except those admitted for uncomplicated surveillance that is postoperative were eligible for the analysis. Continue reading