Articles tagged with: aki

Can Doctors and Nurses help Dialysis patients recover?

Written by John Pickering on Thursday, 06 November 2014. Posted in OLA Blog

Can Doctors and Nurses help Dialysis patients recover?
In the case of dialysis dependent acute kidney injury patients this is a question which Dr Dinna Cruz  and colleagues (University of California San Diego) are asking and seeking opinions from both nephrologists and non-nephrologist...

Hope for CIN

Written by John Pickering on Wednesday, 28 May 2014. Posted in OLA Blog

Hope for CIN
I’ve been remiss in writing AKI blog posts.  My excuse - of the writing of AKI papers there is no end.  I certainly seem unable to keep up, made worse recently by a change in job and shift in research focus.  However, a report...

Has IVOIRE answered the question of haemofiltration dose in acute kidney injury?

Written by Ingi Abouzeid on Sunday, 05 January 2014. Posted in OLA Blog

Has IVOIRE answered the question of haemofiltration dose in acute kidney injury?
Acute kidney injury (AKI) still poses a high mortality risk, especially when associated with multi-organ failure (MOF).  Management of this syndrome is largely supportive with dialysis playing a central role in the process. AKI associated...

What I look for in clinical papers about AKI

Written by John Pickering on Thursday, 19 September 2013. Posted in OLA Blog

What I look for in clinical papers about AKI
I've just read the methodology of another recently published paper on risk factors of AKI and once more I am pulling my hair out. So, to vent my frustration, and perhaps alert others I'm going to let you in on how I now begin to read papers about...

ADQI on Biomarkers in AKI

Written by John Pickering on Thursday, 18 July 2013. Posted in OLA Blog

ADQI on Biomarkers in AKI
They gave us RIFLE a decade ago, now the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) have once more spoken on AKI.  Meeting in Dublin fair city in 2012 a consensus conference was held to consider the current state of the art of Biomarkers of...

AKI and eGFR!

Written by Meguid El Nahas on Wednesday, 23 January 2013. Posted in OLA Blog

AKI and eGFR!
American Society for Critical Care Medicine (Puerto Rico): January 22, 2013 GFRs Overestimated in ICU Patients with AKI Glomerular filtration rates (GFRs) of critically ill patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) are routinely overestimated,...

AKI KDIGO Classification 2012

Written by Meguid El Nahas on Wednesday, 09 May 2012. Posted in OLA Blog

AKI KDIGO Classification 2012
  Proposed KDIGO staging of AKI   Stage Serum Creatinine Urine Output 1 1.5-1.9 times baseline OR ³0.3mg/dl (³26.5mmol/l) increase <0.5ml/kg/hour for 6-12 hours 2...