Acute kidney injury is associated with increased in-hospital mortality in mechanically ventilated children with trauma
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 08/20/2012
Prodhan P et al. – Development of Acute kidney injury (AKI) (injury or failure) is a significant risk factor associated with in–hospital mortality. The study highlights the need to consider both urine output as well as creatinine–based components of the pRIFLE criteria to define AKI.