Risk factors for the prognosis of acute kidney injury under the Acute Kidney Injury Network definition: a retrospective, multicenter study in critically ill patients.

@article{Zhou2012RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for the prognosis of acute kidney injury under the Acute Kidney Injury Network definition: a retrospective, multicenter study in critically ill patients.},
  author={Jiaojiao Zhou and Lichuan Yang and Kangyi Zhang and Yun Liu and P. L. Fu},
  journal={Nephrology},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={330-7}
}
AIM Despite significant advances in medical management and therapeutics, acute kidney injury (AKI) is still a common and serious complication with high morbidity and mortality in hospitalized patients, especially in patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). The primary purpose of this study is to apply the definition proposed by the Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN) to investigate the incidence, 28-day mortality and risk factors for the prognosis of AKI in ICU. METHODS In this… CONTINUE READING