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