High-potency statins were associated with more hospital admissions for acute kidney injury than lower-potency doses, a study found. ... Results appeared online March 19 at BMJ. Among 2,008,003 patients without chronic kidney disease, there were 4,691
Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment for acute kidney injury in this patient? ... Correct answer: D. 25% albumin. The most appropriate treatment for acute kidney injury in this patient is 25% albumin.
Acute kidney injury (AKI) requiring dialysis has rapidly increased in the U.S. ... over the past decade, a new study reports. Acute kidney injury (AKI) requiring dialysis has rapidly increased in the U.S.
Researchers developed a risk score that accurately predicted risk of acute kidney injury among orthopedic surgery patients, according to a recent British study. ... There are few risk scores available for predicting acute kidney injury in noncardiac
Patients with acute stroke who underwent computed tomographic angiography (CTA) had similar rates of acute kidney injury and creatinine changes as those who had noncontrast head CTs, a new retrospective study ... The number of patients with acute kidney
A. Acute interstitial nephritis. B. Cholesterol emboli. C. Normotensive ischemic acute kidney injury. ... Which of the following is the most likely cause of this patient's acute kidney injury?
Combination therapy with vancomycin and piperacillin-tazobactam is associated with significantly higher risk for acute kidney injury (AKI) than either drug alone, a recent study found. ... The statement said that NOACs increase bleeding risk in patients
KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury. Kidney Int. 2012; Suppl 2: 1-138. ,. ... KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury. Kidney Int. 2012; Suppl 2: 1-138. ).
The following cases and commentary, which address acute kidney injury, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 15).. ... TTP is characterized by thrombocytopenia, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, acute kidney injury,
6. Avoid use of potentially nephrotoxic agents in those with acute kidney injury or who are at risk for developing acute renal injury. ... Physician Prevention of Acute Kidney Injury. Am J Med. 2015;128:1001-6 [PMID: 25912198] with permission from