Causes and Prognosis of Acute Renal Failure in the Very Old
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 1998 June; 46(6): 721-725
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Pascual, Julio; Liano, Fernando (Madrid Acute Renal Failure Study Group, 1998-06)OBJECTIVES: There is a tendency to treat older people with Acute Renal Failure (ARF) less aggressively because of the presumed less acceptable end results. This has not been proved, and their prognosis may be similar to that ...
To Dialyze or Not to Dialyze: An Ethical and Evidence-Based Approach to the Patient With Acute Renal Failure in the Intensive Care Unit MacKay, Karen; Moss, Alvin H. (1997-07)Patients with acute renal failure in the intensive care unit have high in-hospital mortality. In this setting, decision making with regard to the initiation or discontinuation of dialysis by physicians, patients, and families ...