Acute Kidney Injury

Acute Renal Failure Acute renal failure (ARF) is a syndrome characterized by rapid decline GFR with retention of nitrogenous waste products and perturbation of extracellular fluid volume and electrolyte and acid–base homeostasis. It is defined as a measurable increase in serum creatinine concentration, usually a relative increase of 50% or absolute increase by 0.5–1.0 mg/dL.   RIFLE CRITERIA: 1. … Read moreAcute Kidney Injury