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Acute Kidney Injury

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Acute kidney injury, previously called acute renal failure, is an abrupt loss of kidney function that develops within 7 days.

  • also known as acute kidney failure, Acute renal failure

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Google previewUnderstanding Pathophysiology (2015)

by Sue E. Huether, Kathryn L. McCance

Acute Kidney Injury Chronic Kidney Disease 1. Chronic kidney disease is the progressive loss of renal function. Plasma creatinine levels gradually become elevated as GFR declines; 1. Acute kidney injury is a sudden decline in kidney ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

SYN: acute kidney f; acute kidney injury. SEE: dialysis; table; Nursing Diagnoses Appendix. ETIOLOGY: Prerenal: Most ARF is caused by low perfusion of the kidneys due to problems that do not at first directly damage the kidneys: ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2014)

by Market House Books

acute kidney injury (AKI, acute renal failure) n.

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

acute kidney injury see AKI. acute renal failure acute kidney injury (see AKI). acute respiratory distress syndrome see adult respiratory distress ...

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

acute kidney injury see AKI. acute renal failure acute kidney injury (see AKI). acute respiratory distress syndrome see adult respiratory distress ...

Google previewThe Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging, 3 Volume Set (2016)

by Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Acute kidney injury (AKI; formerly known as acute renal failure) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) can lead to electrolyte imbalances andaccumulation of fluid and toxins because of inability to eliminate them in urine, which can have many ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

acute kidney injury (AKl) N. damage to the kidneys caused by infection, dehydration, or medication leading to decreased urine output or ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

especially if acute and inflammatory, they should always be used with extreme caution in older patients, because of the frequent occurrence of adverse effects, including acute kidney injury, hyperkalemia, gastric toxicity, high blood pressure, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cell Biology (2015)

In pathological situations such as ischemia-reperfusion injury or a cisplatin- induced acute kidney injury (AKI), meprin α and meprin β undergo redistribution from apical to basolateral tubular basement membranes (Oneda et al., 2008; Bylander ...

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