Acute renal failure: recognition and treatment in ward patients
Avril Redmond Clinical Education Facilitators, Nephrology Directorate, Belfast City Hospital
Susie Barnes Teaching Fellow, Queen’s University, Belfast
Nurses play a key role in the prevention and early detection of acute renal failure (ARF). This article provides an overview of patients in general ward settings who are at greatest risk of developing ARF and outlines the appropriate nursing interventions to assist diagnosis, prevention and management of this condition.
Nursing Standard. 18, 22,46-53. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.02.18.22.46.c3548
Published in print: 11 February 2004Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review