Acute kidney injury and mortality in hospitalized patients.

  title={Acute kidney injury and mortality in hospitalized patients.},
  author={Henry E Wang and Paul M Muntner and Glenn M. Chertow and David G. Warnock},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  volume={35 4},
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to determine the incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) and its relation with mortality among hospitalized patients. METHODS Analysis of hospital discharge and laboratory data from an urban academic medical center over a 1-year period. We included hospitalized adult patients receiving two or more serum creatinine… CONTINUE READING