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STARRT-AKI Trial: Timing of Renal Replacement Therapy Initiation in Acute Kidney Injury

Background Information: It is well documented throughout the literature that critically ill patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) with acute kidney injury have a higher morbidity and mortality.1–4 Acute kidney injury may be complicated by acidosis, hyperkalemia and …

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Endocrine, Metabolic, Fluid, and ElectrolytesRenal and Genitourinary

Contrast Induced Nephropathy: A Modern-Day Medical Myth

Background: Computed tomography (CT) scans using IV contrast agents are one of the most common imaging modalities used in the emergency department (ED). The reason for this is no secret. CT scans with IV contrast offer a large amount of information …

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Renal and Genitourinary

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