Healthy Living: Preventing Acute Kidney Failure
In about 20% of patients who come into a hospital’s intensive care unit, the kidneys suddenly lose the ability to eliminate waste and clean the blood, which can lead to permanent damage or even death.
Critical care specialists at one Florida hospital have implemented a new procedure for testing and treating acute kidney failure and it is saving lives.
Courtney Hunter explains how in Healthy Living.
Despite Bonnie’s health scare, she now no longer needs dialysis.