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Severity and Outcomes in Association with Known Exposures and Susceptibilities among Afro-Caribbean Patients with Hospital-acquired Acute Kidney Injury

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.154
Pages: 
35-46
Synopsis: 
This study demonstrates the influence of exposures and susceptibilities on the severity and outcomes of hospital-acquired acute kidney injury.

 

ABSTRACT 

Objective: To investigate the severity and outcomes associated with known exposures and susceptibilities in Afro-Caribbean patients with hospital-acquired acute kidney injury (HA-AKI).

Methods: This was a single centre hospital-based cohort study. Acute kidney injury was diagnosed and staged by the criteria of Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes.

Accepted: 
03 Jan, 2019
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e-Published: 16 Jan, 2019
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