TY - CHAP A1 - J. D. Nel A2 - M. R. Moosa ED1 - Momir Polenakovic Y1 - 2012-05-23 PY - 2012 T1 - The Outcome of HIV-Positive Patients Admitted to Intensive Care Units with Acute Kidney Injury N2 - The book "Renal Failure - The Facts" consists of some facts about diagnosis, etiopathogenis and treatment of acute and chronic renal failure. Acute, as well as chronic renal failure is great medical problems and their treatment is a burden for the budget of each government. The purpose of the chapters is to present some important issues of diagnosis and causes of AKI, as well as caused by snakes and arthropods, after cardiac surgery, as well as some therapeutic achievements in AKI. Well presented are the psychological condition in patients on haemodialysis, as well as the treatment of diabetic uremics. The book is aimed at clinicians with a special interest in nephrology, but it should also prove to be a valuable resource for any generalists who encounter a nephrological problems in their day-to-day practice. BT - Renal Failure SP - Ch. 11 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/37421 DO - 10.5772/37421 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-27 ER -