Stuart Goldstein, Author at Clinical Advisor

Stuart Goldstein

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Acute kidney injury

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has acute kidney injury? What are the typical findings for this disease? Acute kidney injury (AKI) is becoming more prevalent in hospitalized children, and now more often results from another organ/system illness or its treatment. Advancements in acute dialysis technology and a recognition…

Renal replacement in pediatric AKI

1. Description of the problem Renal replacement therapy for pediatric AKI represents a wide spectrum of modalities that must be tailored to the individual patient based on Underlying medical condition leading to AKI Patient hemodynamic stability Patient size Institutional resources and nursing expertise to provide the specific therapy Clinical features The key acute kidney injury…

Acute kidney injury in the infant/child; Pediatric acute renal failure, pediatric acute kidney failure

1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Acute kidney injury in the child/newborn is defined as an abrupt cessation or diminution of kidney function. The time frame for pediatric AKI is now considered to be less than 48 hours. Multi-dimensional pediatric AKI definitions include the pediatric modified RIFLE criteria (pRIFLE: Risk,…

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