Etiology of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in Hospitalized Patients

Etiology of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in Hospitalized Patients - #5

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Review etiolgies of acute kidney injury in hospitalized patients.

Geriatric patient in a hospital or other healthcare facility

Response to an increasing serum creatinine or decreasing urine output in a geriatric inpatient.

  1. To recognize common etiologies of AKI in hospitalized geriatric patients
  2. To review the RIFLE criteria for staging severity of AKI
  1. http://www.asn-online.org/education_and_meetings/geriatrics/OnlineGeriat...
  2. Acute Kidney Injury in the Elderly Clinics in Geriatric Medicine - Volume 25, Issue 3 (August 2009) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19765485
  3. Normotensive Ischemic Acute Renal Failure.  J. Gary Abuelo, M.D.N Engl J Med 2007;357:797-805 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17715412
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Christopher J Anderson, Edmund Duthie MD, Brahm Vasudev MD, Bambi Wessel

Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.