Renal Failure Chronic

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ACUTE RENAL FAILURE (1 and either 2 or 3 ... factors from 4 will support.)

1. NOT seeking dialysis or renal transplant or discontinuing dialysis

2. Creatinine clearance <10 cc/min (<15 cc/min diabetics) or <15 cc/min (<20 cc/min diabetics) with co-morbidity of congestive heart failure

OR

3. Serum creatinine >8.0 mg/dl (>6.0 mg/dl diabetics)

4. Co-morbid conditions

CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE (1 and either 2 or 3 ... factors from 4 will support) (1, 2 and 3 save as above)

1. Signs and symptoms of renal failure