What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Renal Failure

Renal failure is a situation

Symptoms of acute and chronic

Massage is systemically contrain-

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in which the kidneys are

renal failure differ in severity and

dicated for both acute and

 

incapable of functioning at

type of onset, but they have in

chronic renal failure.

 

normal levels. It may be an

common reduced urine output,

 

 

acute or a chronic prob-

systemic edema, and changes in

 

 

lem, but it can be life-

mental state brought about by

 

 

threatening.

the accumulation of toxins in the

 

 

 

blood.

 

 

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