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ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY (AKI)

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ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY (AKI)

1. AKI is defined as an increase in the serum creatinine by 0.3 mg/dL or by 1.5-fold over baseline within 48 hours, or by oliguria (urine output < 0.5 mL/kg/hr) for at least 6 hours.

2. Anuria is <50 mL/d.

3. Aetiology: pre-renal, post-renal, intrinsic.

4. Classification: non-oliguric, oliguric, or anuric.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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