Acute Tubular Necrosis
Care depends on what is causing problems. For example, if medicine you take is harming your kidneys, your doctor will make changes. Other care may involve:
- Support to manage fluids, blood flow, oxygen, or nutrition
- Medicines to treat infections
- Dialysis —a machine works for your kidneys by filtering your blood
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National Kidney Foundation https://www.kidney.org
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The Kidney Foundation of Canada https://www.kidney.ca
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