Acute kidney injury in critically ill patients classified by AKIN versus RIFLE using the SAPS 3 database

@article{Joannidis2009AcuteKI,
  title={Acute kidney injury in critically ill patients classified by AKIN versus RIFLE using the SAPS 3 database},
  author={Michael Joannidis and Barbara Metnitz and Peter Bauer and Nicola Schusterschitz and Rui Paulo Moreno and Wilfred Druml and Philipp G. H. Metnitz},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={35},
  pages={1692-1702}
}
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with significantly increased morbidity and mortality. To provide a uniformly accepted definition, the RIFLE classification was introduced by the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative, recently modified by the Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN), suggesting staging of AKI based on dynamic changes within 48 h. This study compares these two classification systems with regard to outcome. Cohort analysis of SAPS 3 database. Sixteen thousand seven hundred and eighty… CONTINUE READING
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