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RENAL FAILURE OVERVIEW

The renal failure module describes the stages, types, etiologies, clinical settings, and management of both acute and chronic renal failure.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After successfully completing this module you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between chronic renal failure and acute kidney injury (AKI)
  • Discuss the process of diagnosing AKI
  • Describe the clinical settings associated with AKI
  • Explain the types and etiologies of AKI
  • Describe acute tubular necrosis
  • Describe the diagnosis and management of ATN
  • Describe rhabdomyolysis
  • Describe the diagnosis and management of rhabdomyolysis

References

  Click here to view the references used in the renal health challenges modules.
 
 
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