A nationwide survey of clinical characteristics, management, and outcomes of acute kidney injury (AKI) – patients with and without preexisting chronic kidney disease have different prognoses

@inproceedings{Pan2016ANS,
  title={A nationwide survey of clinical characteristics, management, and outcomes of acute kidney injury (AKI) – patients with and without preexisting chronic kidney disease have different prognoses},
  author={Heng-Chih Pan and Pei-Chen Wu and Vin Cent Wu and Ya-Fei Yang and Tao-min Huang and Chih-Chung Shiao and T C Chen and Der-Cherng Tarng and Jui-Hsiang Lin and Wei-Shun Yang and C Y Sun and Chan-Yu Lin and T. S. Chu and Mai-Szu Wu and K D Wu and Yung-Chang Chen and Chiu-ching Huang},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2016}
}
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication in hospitalized patients. The International Society of Nephrology implemented the "0 by 25" initiative aimed at preventing deaths from treatable AKI worldwide by 2025 and conducted a global snapshot survey in 2014. We joined in the project and conducted this study to compare the epidemiology, risk factors, and prognosis between patients with pure AKI and those with acute-on-chronic kidney disease (ACKD). In this study, we prospectively… CONTINUE READING