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Patients with high trauma from hospitalization had more 30-day readmissions, ED visits

Disturbance in three or four domains was considered high trauma of hospitalization, and disturbance in zero to two domains was considered low trauma. ... A total of 61 (29.5%) participants had high trauma of hospitalization, and there was a dose-response
December 2018

Acute kidney injury revisited

Photo by Thinkstock. Finally, in 2012, the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury was published and endorsed by the National Kidney Foundation. ... AKI is the preferred professional term, but
June 2015

Don't get psyched out!

On the other side are patients with deception disorders, such as factitious disorder (aka Munchausen syndrome) and malingering, who cause or feign their own illnesses and injuries. ... Patients with factitious disorder, which has a prevalence of 1%,
May 2019

New tests for acute kidney injury and yeast bloodstream infections

NephroCheck, a laboratory test to determine if critically ill patients are at risk for moderate to severe acute kidney injury (AKI).
December 2014

Warnings about liver injury, blue skin

A labeling change on tolvaptan (Samsca) due to observation of increased risk of liver injury. ... It's also recommended that clinicians discontinue the drug in patients with symptoms of liver injury.
July 2013

MKSAP quiz on acute kidney injury

A. Acute interstitial nephritis. B. Cholesterol emboli. C. Normotensive ischemic acute kidney injury. ... Which of the following is the most likely cause of this patient's acute kidney injury?
October 2013

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy offers promise for hard-to-treat wounds

of other conditions, particularly selected nonhealing wounds and chronic tissue damage from radiation therapy. ... Mike Comer, CEO of the wound care management company Wound Care Advantage in Sierra Madre, Calif.
April 2008

Test yourself: Acute kidney injury

T he following cases and commentary, which address acute kidney injury, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 15). ... TTP is characterized by thrombocytopenia, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, acute kidney injury,
May 2010

When hospitalization makes patients sicker

Verma: Our main finding was that the trauma of hospitalization was very common. ... Q: How do you explain the association between trauma of hospitalization and readmission?
May 2019

Test yourself: Acute kidney injury

T he following cases and commentary, which address acute kidney injury, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP14). ... Correct answer: A. Acute tubular necrosis. The diagnosis of acute kidney injury (AKI) is made when
July 2009

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