Volume Management in the Critically Ill Patient with Acute Kidney Injury

  title={Volume Management in the Critically Ill Patient with Acute Kidney Injury},
  author={Mary Labib and Raeesa Khalid and Akram Khan and Supriya Khan},
  booktitle={Critical care research and practice},
Acute kidney injury (AKI) frequently occurs in the setting of critical illness and its management poses a challenge for the intensivist. Optimal management of volume status is critical in the setting of AKI in the ICU patient. The use of urine sodium, the fractional excretion of sodium (FeNa), and the fractional excretion of urea (FeUrea) are common clinical tools used to help guide fluid management especially further volume expansion but should be used in the context of the patient's overall… CONTINUE READING
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