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Improving Clinical Prediction Rules In Acute Kidney Injury With The Use of Biomarkers of Cell Cycle Arrest: A Pilot Study.
INTRODUCTION: Early recognition of patients developing acute kidney injury is of considerable interest, we report the first use of a combination of a clinical prediction rule with a biomarker in emergent adult medical ...
Long-term outcomes after AKI-a major unmet clinical need.
In this issue of Kidney International, a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis provides an up-to-date picture of the long-term risks of death, chronic kidney disease (CKD), and end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) ...
A Comment on the Diagnosis and Definition of Acute Kidney Injury.
CONTEXT: International criteria for describing the presence and severity of acute kidney injury (AKI) based on changes in serum creatinine concentration and/or degree of oliguria are now widely accepted. Subject of Review: ...
Three-year outcomes after acute kidney injury: results of a prospective parallel group cohort study.
OBJECTIVES: Using a prospective study design, we aimed to characterise the effect of acute kidney injury (AKI) on long-term changes in renal function in a general hospital population. PARTICIPANTS: Hospitalised patients ...
Evaluating a process of academic detailing in primary care: an educational programme for acute kidney injury.
BACKGROUND: Primary care has a significant role in AKI management: two-thirds of AKI originates in the community. Through academic detailing (an evidence-based educational approach) we aimed to implement and measure the ...
Barriers and enablers to the implementation of a complex quality improvement intervention for acute kidney injury: A qualitative evaluation of stakeholder perceptions of the Tackling AKI study.
BACKGROUND: Acute kidney injury in hospital patients is common and associated with reduced survival and higher healthcare costs. The Tackling Acute Kidney Injury (TAKI) quality improvement project aimed to reduce mortality ...