Defining and classifying AKI: one set of criteria.

@article{Kellum2008DefiningAC,
  title={Defining and classifying AKI: one set of criteria.},
  author={John A. Kellum},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={
          1471-2
        }
}
Over the last several years there have been consistent calls for a consensus definition and classification system for the syndrome now known as acute kidney injury (AKI) [1,2]. The major aim of such a system, it was argued, would be to bring this major intensive care syndrome to a standard of definition and a level of classification similar to that achieved by other common ICU syndromes (e.g. sepsis and acute lung injury). Following such advocacy and through the persistent work of the Acute… CONTINUE READING

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