GEORGE E. SCHREINER, M.D.; LEONARD B. BERMAN, M.D.
The literature on acute renal insufficiency which has accumulated since Bywaters' description of the crush syndrome1 documents the general agreement that now exists on several aspects of the problem. These include the identification of agents or circumstances which precipitate acute renal failure,2 the gross and microscopic renal pathology,3, 4 broad outlines of the clinical course,5 renal function during the diuretic phase,4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and rational principles of management.9, 10 Terminology has likewise evolved from earlier, anatomically oriented forms (e.g., lower nephron nephrosis) to the currently popular "acute renal insufficiency" or "acute renal failure," terms somewhat more consonant with
SCHREINER GE, BERMAN LB. THE CLINICAL SPECTRUM OF POSTPARTUM ACUTE RENAL INSUFFICIENCY1. Ann Intern Med. ;43:1230–1240. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-43-6-1230
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(6):1230-1240.
Acute Kidney Injury, Nephrology.
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