Review etiolgies of acute kidney injury in hospitalized patients.
Geriatric patient in a hospital or other healthcare facility
Response to an increasing serum creatinine or decreasing urine output in a geriatric inpatient.
- To recognize common etiologies of AKI in hospitalized geriatric patients
- To review the RIFLE criteria for staging severity of AKI
- Acute Kidney Injury in the Elderly Clinics in Geriatric Medicine - Volume 25, Issue 3 (August 2009) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19765485
- Normotensive Ischemic Acute Renal Failure. J. Gary Abuelo, M.D.N Engl J Med 2007;357:797-805 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17715412
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