What should I know to care for someone with postrenal acute renal failure?

Caring for someone with postrenal acute renal failure involves helping them follow medical advice. Since postrenal acute renal failure is often caused by another condition such as prostate enlargement or kidney stones, it's important to support your loved one as they receive treatment for that condition. Once the underlying problem has been treated, help them monitor their diet and fluid intake according to doctors' recommendations. The treatment process may take a while, so make sure you're supporting your loved one through any necessary treatment.

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