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Acute kidney injury revisited

Photo by Thinkstock. Finally, in 2012, the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury was published and endorsed by the National Kidney Foundation. ... This assumption is not made for acute
June 2015

MKSAP quiz on acute kidney injury

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?
October 2013

MKSAP quiz on acute kidney injury

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.
December 2015

Test yourself: Acute kidney injury

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,
May 2010

New tests for acute kidney injury and yeast bloodstream infections

NephroCheck, a laboratory test to determine if critically ill patients are at risk for moderate to severe acute kidney injury (AKI).
December 2014

Test yourself: Acute kidney injury

The following cases and commentary, which address acute kidney injury, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP14).. ... Correct answer: A. Acute tubular necrosis. The diagnosis of acute kidney injury (AKI) is made when
July 2009

Acute kidney injury risk factors identified in orthopedic surgery patients

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
November 2015

Acute kidney injury rates similar whether stroke patients received CTA or noncontrast CT

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
July 2016

Acute kidney injury requiring dialysis has increased in the U.S.

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.
December 2012

Sodium excretion, postop antibiotics, and more

Longer durations of postoperative antimicrobial prophylaxis increased the incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) and Clostridium difficile infection without reducing surgical-site infections (SSIs), a multicenter retrospective study found.
October 2019

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