Acute Renal Failure and Crush Injury

  • O. S. Better
Part of the Current Concepts in Critical Care book series (CRITICAL CARE)

Abstract

The Rambam Hospital is the main civilian and military hospital in Northern Israel. The great majority of the casualties in the Lebanese and Syrian campaigns in the last 25 years have been evacuated to this centre. Our geographic proximity to the front and the extensive use of rescue helicopters have allowed us to examine and treat victims of trauma often within 30 minutes of their injury. In some instances we have been able to start treatment in subjects with crush injury even before the completion of the extrication of the subject trapped under fallen masonry.

Keywords

Radionuclide Arginine Angiotensin Bicarbonate Bilirubin 

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