The changing pattern of referral in acute kidney injury.

  title={The changing pattern of referral in acute kidney injury.},
  author={Tariq Z Ali and Akihiko Tachibana and Imran Khan and John Townend and Gordon Prescott and William Cairns S. Smith and William F. Simpson and Alexander MacLeod},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  volume={104 6},
BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) is not only managed by nephrologists, but also by several other subspecialists. The referral rate to nephrologists and the factors influencing it are unknown. AIMS To determine the referral rate, factors affecting referral and outcomes across the spectrum of AKI in a population based study. METHODS We identified all… CONTINUE READING