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Continuous Renal Replacement Treatment for Critically Ill Victims of Earthquakes

After the observation of applications in 23 patients, it can be concluded that CRRT is an efficient treatment for patients with earthquake-caused ARF, especially those complicated with MODS, sepsis or IHD, uncontrolled haemodynamic status.


Background: Several severe earthquakes hit China in recent years. Critically ill earthquake victims were usually complicated with crush injuries and acute renal injury (AKI). CRRT were performed in these patients and received very satisfactory results.

17 Nov, 2015
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e-Published: 18 Nov, 2015


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The Haitian Earthquake Crisis: The First Responders’ Perspective



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e-Published: 31 Jan, 2014
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