The evaluation of sequential platelet counts has prognostic value for acute kidney injury patients requiring dialysis in the intensive care setting

@inproceedings{Valente2013TheEO,
  title={The evaluation of sequential platelet counts has prognostic value for acute kidney injury patients requiring dialysis in the intensive care setting},
  author={Carla Perez Valente and M{\'a}rcio De Jesus Soares and Eduardo Rocha and L{\'u}cio Ronaldo Cardoso and Elizabeth R. Maccariello},
  booktitle={Clinics},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prognostic value of platelet counts in acute kidney injury patients requiring renal replacement therapy. METHODS This prospective cohort study was performed in three tertiary-care hospitals. Platelet counts were obtained upon admission to the intensive care unit and during the first week of renal replacement therapy on days 1, 3, 5 and 7. The outcome of interest was the hospital mortality rate. With the aim of minimizing individual variation, we analyzed the relative… CONTINUE READING

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