Flashcards in AKI Deck (17)
What is the most accurate way to differentiate AKI from CKD (in the absence of a baseline Cr)?
What are the markers of (most kinds of) CKD on renal US?
Small kidney size and thinning of the cortex
An increase of ___ mg/dL or ___ times baseline is diagnostic of AKI.
RBC casts are pathognomonic of _______.
WBC casts are pathognomonic of _______.
Which etiologies of AKI cause trace to mild proteinuria?
Which etiologies of AKI cause moderate proteinuria (
Which etiologies of AKI cause >1g/day proteinuria?
nephritic syndrome or cast nephropathy
Urine osm > 500 mOsm/kg is more consistent w/ _______.
FeNa > 2%
What is the best initial strategy for determining if AKI in a CHF pt is due to CHF exacerbation or excessive diuresis?
How do you test whether cardiac output is volume-responsive while doing an echo?
raise the pt's legs
Tx for pulm edema refractory to diuretics resulting from AKI.
Tx for refractory kyperkalemia or metabolic acidosis in AKI.