Acute kidney injury among adult patients with sepsis in a low-income country: clinical patterns and short-term outcomes

@inproceedings{Bagasha2015AcuteKI,
  title={Acute kidney injury among adult patients with sepsis in a low-income country: clinical patterns and short-term outcomes},
  author={Peace Bagasha and Frederick Nelson Nakwagala and Arthur Kwizera and Emmanuel Ssekasanvu and Robert Kalyesubula},
  booktitle={BMC nephrology},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication of sepsis. We determined the prevalence of AKI among adult patients with sepsis on the medical wards in a low-income country and described their clinical pattern and outcomes at discharge. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional study of sepsis-related AKI on the adult medical wards of Mulago National Referral Hospital between January and April 2013. All patients meeting the American College of Chest Physicians (ACP) sepsis criteria… CONTINUE READING
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