About Acute Kidney Injury and Fluid Overload


 

AKI

Acute Kidney Injury

Occurs in over 60% of all ICU patients, its effects are increased mortality (X3), increased likelihood of hospital readmission (X4) and increased length of stay (X1.5).Preventing AKI and it's progress are a key in improving patient outcomes.

 

References

Current research on AKI, FO and other indications

Raising Awareness of Acute Kidney Injury: A Global Perspective of a Silent Killer

Andrew JP Lewington, Jorge Cerdá, and Ravindra L Mehta

AKI is now well established as a common, often under-recognized disorder, which is associated with a high risk for mortality, development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and other organ dysfunction.

 

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