Use of microalbuminuria as a predictor of outcome in critically ill patients.

Abstract

We have investigated the use of microalbuminuria as a predictor of outcome in a pilot study involving 50 critically ill patients in a six-bed hospital intensive care unit (ICU). Urinary microalbumin:creatinine (M:Cr) ratios measured only 6 h after admission to the ICU demonstrated a significant difference (P = 0.01) between survivors and non-survivors… (More)

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