Acute kidney injury

ACE inhibitors and acute kidney injury

Researchers in England found that increased prescribing of ACE inhibitors and angiotensin-receptor antagonists (ARAs) was associated with the increased rates of hospital admissions for acute kidney injury. Read…

Acute kidney injury: A nursing challenge

The renal system comprises the kidneys, ureters, and urethra, which maintain homeostasis via filtration and excretion of waste products, participate in acidbase balance, produce renin for maintaining hemodynamics,…
Rapid response

Rhabdomyolysis

Michael*, a 12-year-old boy, is admitted to a pediatric unit for a fulminating sinus infection. His history includes treatment for six sinus infections over the past year. A…

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