acute renal failure

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Synonyms for acute renal failure

renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract

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Similarly, many elderly pets, who had lost significant proportions of their kidney function, appeared to be normal, right up until they became acutely ill due to renal shutdown.
Even worse, she had complete renal shutdown and there was a possibility she would be placed on a respirator.
When a patient suffers from renal shutdown (kidney failure), the urea in the blood continues to accumulate until a coma ensues.
Symptomatic and supportive care in the form, antibiotics, dialysis for those with renal shutdown and transfusion of fresh frozen plasma were given to those with bleeding manifestations.
However, in more harmful strains, it can lead to renal shutdowns or septic shocks, or even cause meningitis in babies," Dr John explained.