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Defining the cause of death in hospitalised patients with acute kidney injury.
BACKGROUND: The high mortality rates that follow the onset of acute kidney injury (AKI) are well recognised. However, the mode of death in patients with AKI remains relatively under-studied, particularly in general ...
Use of electronic results reporting to diagnose and monitor AKI in hospitalized patients.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Many patients with AKI are cared for by bnon-nephrologists. This can result in variable standards of care that contribute to poor outcomes. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS: To ...
Anthropomorphic measurements that include central fat distribution are more closely related with key risk factors than BMI in CKD stage 3.
BACKGROUND: Body Mass Index (BMI) as a marker of obesity is an established risk factor for chronic kidney disease (CKD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, BMI can overestimate obesity. Anthropomorphic measurements ...