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Acute renal failure: How your kidneys work and what happens when they are injured  
Abstract:  This handout describes what the kidneys do, and the causes, symptoms, and treatment of acute renal failure. Illustrations of the renal system, a hemodialysis machine, and resources for more information are included.
Author: 4SE (Transplant, Renal, Vascular Surg, Kidney Dialysis)
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2009, November 1, 2009
UWMC Availability:  Renal Medicine/4SE; 4SE (Transplant, Renal, Vascular Surg, Kidney Dialysis)
General Topics:  Urinary and Reproductive System Disorders; Anatomy and Physiology
Specific Subject(s):  Symptoms and General Pathology; Kidney Failure; Kidney Disorders; Kidney; Hemodialysis; Dialysis; Diagnosis
Language(s):  English; Russian; Spanish; Tagalog
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3666

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