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Risk Factors for Acute Renal Failure (ARF) in Ambulatory Patient Infected with HIV

Purpose:

To identify an ambulatory HIV-infected patient who is at risk for acute renal failure based on the study of Franceschini et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

N17.9, B23.8

Description:

Franceschini et al identified risk factors for acute renal failure (ARF) in ambulatory patients infected with HIV. These can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of North Carolina and Duke University.

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