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Design and Rationale of 'Tackling Acute Kidney Injury', a Multicentre Quality Improvement Study
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is common and associated with extremely poor outcomes. While strategies to tackle deficiencies in basic care delivery are advocated, robust testing of their effectiveness is also needed. The ...
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 ...
Be on alert for pediatric AKI
Acute kidney injury in children is associated with adverse outcomes, although much of our current understanding originates from studies in intensive care units. Holmes et al. used an automated acute kidney injury detection ...
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 ...