Navigation Links
ATS publishes joint statement on renal failure in the ICU patient
Date:5/14/2010

Despite the fact that recent medical advances have allowed healthcare professionals to stabilize patients who would have otherwise died, many stabilized patients later develop organ system failure. In fact, acute renal failure is one of the biggest threats to critically ill patients: forty percent of patients with this condition die. And yet, there is an acute lack of clinical informationand even consensus on the definition of renal failure in critical care settingsthat experts cannot even agree upon its name.

The International Consensus Conference in Intensive Care Medicine on the "Prevention and Management of Acute Renal Failure in the ICU Patient" was convened jointly by the ATS, the European Respiratory Society, the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Socit de Ranimation de Langue Franaise in Montreal on May 4-7 in 2007 to address some of the most fundamental questions related to renal failure in the ICU.

The panel of experts who convened at the consensus conference issued a statement that appeared in the May 15 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Their article focused on the identification, prevention, treatment and effects of renal failure on mortality and recovery among critically ill patients. The panel specifically examined the prevention of acute renal failure in the context of different disease states, including liver failure, lung injury, cardiac surgery, tumor lysis syndrome, rhabdomyolysis and elevated intraabdominal pressure. They also analyzed the impact of renal replacement therapy (either intermittent hemodialysis or continuous hemofiltration) on mortality and recovery.

The statement recommended the use of newly described definitions and the term "acute kidney insufficiency" to describe these states. It also indicated that AKI significantly contributes to the morbidity and mortality of critically ill patients. Fac
'/>"/>

Contact: Keely Savoie
ksavoie@thoracic.org
212-315-8620
American Thoracic Society
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Springer publishes new journal in predictive, preventive and personalized medicine
2. New England Journal of Medicine publishes CWRU review of the molecular basis of colorectal cancer
3. Course and Aging director publishes book examining impact of natural disasters on lifespan
4. Better Hearing Institute Publishes First Comprehensive Guide to Financial Assistance for Hearing Aids
5. NEJM Publishes Trial Results Demonstrating Bard FLAIR Endovascular Stent Graft Is Superior To Balloon Angioplasty For Failing Dialysis Grafts
6. Cancer publishes study confirming disparity in breast cancer treatment
7. Board Certified Renal Specialist, Nina Kolbe, Publishes Second Edition of Kidney Health Gourmet: A Diet Guide and Kidney Friendly Recipes for People Not on Dialysis
8. kajeet Publishes Free Guidelines for Teen and Tween Cell Phone Use
9. Stonebranch Publishes Healthcare IT White Paper
10. ASTRO publishes supplement on protecting cancer patients by reducing radiation doses, side effects
11. EHRtv.com Publishes Over 40 Video Interviews from HIMSS10
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/26/2014)... 2014 Parker & Sons, Inc. ... in heating, cooling and plumbing contractor services throughout ... services in 2014 with regard to air-conditioning systems. ... is known for its incredibly hot summers. Working ... intricacies and details of a wide variety of ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 The click strand ... strength and durability. Today, the business announces a ... valid until Jan. 30, 2015. , Click strand ... hardwood. BambooFlooringChina.com is a well-known brand in the ... to find a reliable bamboo flooring supplier. , ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Product liability lawsuits filed in ... ( http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/DePuy/ ) continue to move forward in federal ... issued in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of ... open conference on January 7, 2015, at the Paul ... West Palm Beach, Florida. The Conference is scheduled to ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, Dylan Queen, a famous online company supplying ... of discounted prom dresses, most of which are priced ... the company, the promotion is valid until Jan. 22, ... the UK market. , The prom dresses in this ... styles: A-line strapless, empire strapless chiffon, one shoulder, floor-length, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... sells many bamboo products and the business is famous ... announces big discounts on its bamboo mats , which ... the world’s leader in bamboo flooring. According to the ... 2015. , The bamboo mats are made from well-treated ... the bamboo strips for the mats are boiled and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com: click strand woven bamboo flooring promotion valid until Jan. 30, 2015. 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Dylan Queen: Cheap Prom Dresses for the UK Market 2Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2
... policy makers on Capitol Hill attended a "Hollywood-style",red carpet ... Cancer,Awareness Month and kick off awareness efforts for the ... Council of Women,s Organizations (NCWO),invited special guests to walk ... featuring real women who share their stories of triumph ...
... with High Performance DR ... ... Company,Ltd.) (TSX: IDL), the global leader in high-quality, low-cost digital,radiography systems, ... Daytona Beach in Florida for four of its X-Series,digital radiography systems. ...
... STANFORD, Calif. - Allan Reiss, MD, and his colleagues have ... put down the Halo 3. In a first-of-its-kind imaging study, ... the part of the brain that generates rewarding feelings is ... "These gender differences may help explain why males are more ...
... also less likely to have blood pressure under control, study ... diagnosed with kidney disease and high blood pressure, black men ... which puts them at risk of life-threatening complications, a new ... kidney disease, both black men and women were less likely ...
... Feb. 4 In the first study to directly ... women indicated overall satisfaction with the vaginal ring, researchers ... a publication of the American College of Obstetricians and ... prescription birth control pills, these products became available in ...
... Now Available in Retail Outlets ... Nationwide, TEANECK, N.J., ... subject to more injury than any other part of the,body, and it,s no ... time in their lives. But that is all about to,change with the introduction ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:'Hollywood On the Hill' - A Red Carpet Event on Capitol Hill Raises Awareness for Cervical Cancer Prevention and HPV-Related Technologies 2Health News:'Hollywood On the Hill' - A Red Carpet Event on Capitol Hill Raises Awareness for Cervical Cancer Prevention and HPV-Related Technologies 3Health News:Orthopaedic Clinic of Daytona Beach Chooses IDC for Transition to Digital X-ray 2Health News:Video games activate reward regions of brain in men more than women, Stanford study finds 2Health News:Video games activate reward regions of brain in men more than women, Stanford study finds 3Health News:Black Men Most at Risk for Kidney Disease Complications 2Health News:Ringing endorsement: Women prefer contraceptive ring over patch 2Health News:New Fashion-Forward Footwear from Aetrex Offers Patented Customization to Help Eliminate Foot Pain 2Health News:New Fashion-Forward Footwear from Aetrex Offers Patented Customization to Help Eliminate Foot Pain 3
(Date:12/22/2014)... LAWRENCE, Mass. , Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, announced ... (FDA) has cleared its System One™ to perform ... sleeping, known as home nocturnal hemodialysis. NxStage,s® System ... cleared by the FDA for this indication. ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014 Research and Markets ... of the "US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market" ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This market insight focuses on ... the United States . Reimbursement analysis ... Thorough product analyses for more than 73 SMBG meters ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Dec. 22, 2014 Research and Markets ... of the "Investment Analysis of the US ... offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... US medical device sector identifies the key trends ... capital investments, and mergers and acquisitions. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:NxStage Receives FDA Clearance for Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis 2NxStage Receives FDA Clearance for Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis 3US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market 2Investment Analysis of the US Medical Device Sector 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
CUSA DISSECTRON PORTABLE UNIT is an ultrasonic surgical aspirator for the fragmentation and emulsification of tissue available only outside the United States....
... The Surgical Foam Headrest automatically secures ... patient as comfortable as possible. Several ... adjust for any head size from ... be autoclaved when necessary. From surgical ...
... These focusing prismatic telescope are available in ... and 4.2x can be spectacle mounted or supplied ... The 8.25x is a hand held telescope. ,Small ... ideal for reading signposts, bus numbers, etc. ...
Medicine Products: