Conservative treatment. Definition

Medical Definition: conservative treatment

Using conventional therapies known to be effective, avoiding if possible, aggressive treatment and dialysis techniques. Thus, acute renal failure treatment would maintain a balanced fluid balance, with a restriction of fluid intake and salt, binders potassium and phosphorus, low-protein diet, bicarbonate by mouth or intravenously, etc. The symptom resolution with conservative measures, suggest a lesser severity of symptoms and a better prognosis.

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