Pediatrics: Acute kidney injury leads to pediatric patient mortality.

Nature Reviews Nephrology (Impact Factor: 8.37). 07/2010; 6(7):393-4. DOI: 10.1038/nrneph.2010.67
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ABSTRACT Data are lacking on the impact of acute kidney injury (AKI) in children admitted to an intensive care unit. Schneider and colleagues have now performed a large-scale assessment of the use of the rIFle criteria for characterizing AKI in children and have determined the mortality and morbidity associated with AKI in this patient group.

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