Epidemiology of Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Children and Young Adults.

@article{Kaddourah2017EpidemiologyOA,
  title={Epidemiology of Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Children and Young Adults.},
  author={Ahmad Kaddourah and Rajit K. Basu and Sean M. Bagshaw and Stuart L. Goldstein},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={376 1},
  pages={11-20}
}
BACKGROUND The epidemiologic characteristics of children and young adults with acute kidney injury have been described in single-center and retrospective studies. We conducted a multinational, prospective study involving patients admitted to pediatric intensive care units to define the incremental risk of death and complications associated with severe acute kidney injury. METHODS We used the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes criteria to define acute kidney injury. Severe acute kidney… CONTINUE READING

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