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Mortality Model of Groeneveld et al for Acute Renal Failure in the Medical Intensive Care Unit

Purpose:

To estimate the risk of mortality for a patient in the ICU with acute renal failure (ARF) using the model of Groeneveld et al.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

N17

Description:

Groeneveld et al studied factors associated with mortality from acute renal failure (ARF) in the medical intensive care unit (ICU). This can help identify high risk patients, who might benefit from preventive strategies and more aggressive therapy.  The authors are from the Free University Hospital in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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