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