PAUL D. DOOLAN; CHRISTOPHER C. SHAW; WALTON W. SHREEVE; HAROLD A. HARPER, Ph.D.
Prolonged oliguria after severe injury is a problem of major importance in military medicine. According to Lucké it was the form of fatal kidney disorder most frequently encountered during World War II.1 Burnett reported a 91% mortality in some of the casualties of the Italian campaign,2 and in the Korean conflict the mortality rate remained high despite good conservative management.3 In view of the need for additional knowledge and a more complete understanding of this syndrome, the following case is being reported. This severely traumatized patient provided us with an unusual opportunity to make detailed observations and special studies of
DOOLAN PD, SHAW CC, SHREEVE WW, HARPER HA. POST-TRAUMATIC ACUTE RENAL INSUFFICIENCY COMPLICATED BY HYPERNATREMIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;42:1101–1109. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-5-1101
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(5):1101-1109.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders, Nephrology.
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