Oliguria is a common finding in adult patients in hospitals and carries a significant morbidity if its origin is not corrected promptly. The differential diagnosis of oliguria is broad; thus, a solid knowledge of its causas is required for advanced practice nurses to diagnose oliguria correctly
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Diagnostic Approach to Common Medical Problems in the Hospitalized Adult| August 01 1997
Janene Lesko, RN, MSN, ACNP-CS;
From the Department of Medicine, Renal-Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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AACN Adv Crit Care (1997) 8 (3): 459–468.
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Janene Lesko, James R. Johnston; Oliguria. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 August 1997; 8 (3): 459–468. doi:
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