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Keywords

acute kidney injury, Acute Kidney Injury Network, AKI, chronic kidney disease, CKD, community-acquired acute kidney injury, hospital-acquired acute kidney injury, KDIGO, Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes, Nephrotoxic Injury Negated by Just-in-time Action, sick day rule

 

Authors

  1. Dinh, Nhan L.A. MSN, CNP, AGACNP-BC, CCRN

Abstract

Abstract: Acute kidney injury (AKI) can be a devastating diagnosis for any patient and can increase mortality during hospitalization. There can be long-term consequences for those who survive the initial insult. This article discusses AKI and its implications for nurses.