About Acute Kidney Injury and Fluid Overload
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.
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.