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what is the difference between acute renal failure and esrd?

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Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Differences: Acute is something abrupt and may go away. ESRD is end-stage renal disease and will not go away. It will only get worse and requires significant involvement on the part of a bunch of highly trained/skilled healthcare providers/professionals (MDs, nurses, dietitians, etc.)
Answered on Apr 17, 2016

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