Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

Category: Renal System/Nephrology.

Disclaimer: this is not a prescription. Using medicines without the guidance of a licensed provider  can be lethal.

The KDIGO guidelines  define AKI as follows:

1.  Increase in serum creatinine  by _>0.3 mg/dL  within 48 hours, or

2.  Increase in serum creatinine  to _>1.5 times baseline,  which is known or  presumed to have occurred  within the prior seven days, or

3. Urine volume <0.5 ml-/kg/Peur  for six hours