Based on their creatinine levels at admission, 82% of the patients had no acute kidney injury. ... They concluded that the RIFLE score is an easy way to assess patients' kidney injury and predict outcomes.
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?
Mortality does not significantly differ according to when renal replacement therapy (RRT) is initiated in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury (AKI) when severe complications are not present, a ... who actually received RRT without
During this time, 2,215 were diagnosed with acute kidney injury that prompted hospital admission or dialysis (7 in 10,000 person-years). ... treatment before kidney injury occurred, and that drug-associated acute kidney injury is often a complication of
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
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
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.
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