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Care Bundles for Acute Kidney Injury: Do They Work?
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is common and is associated with poor patient outcomes, which in some cases appear associated with deficiencies in the provision of care. Care bundles (CBs) are a structured set of practices ...
Sex differences in acute kidney injury requiring dialysis.
BACKGROUND: Female sex has been included as a risk factor in models developed to predict the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) associated with cardiac surgery, aminoglycoside nephrotoxicity and contrast-induced nephropathy. ...
Developing an interactive booklet for patients with acute kidney injury
Providing renal patients with written information about their condition can encourage active care participation and promote recovery. Jane Moreland and Elita Phiri discuss the production of an interactive booklet for adults ...