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Flashcards in AKI Deck (10):
1

Give an example of pre renal

Hypovolemia, hypotension

2

What is aki?

Deterioration in renal function over hours, days, weeks resulting in raised plasma urea and creatinine and oliguria

3

Bloods include what?

FBC, U+E, LFT, CRP, Ca, clotting screen, ABG, auto-antibodies

4

What imaging would you do?

Renal ultrasound (to reveal any obstruction or hydronephrosis), CXR

5

Would you do urine tests?

Yes give urine dip/CSU, urine biochemistry, do before antibiotics otherwise it'll alter results

6

What is the first management step?

ABCDE!!!

7

After the patient is stable what do you do?

Treat the cause and assess fluid balance and give fluids necessary

8

What is it essential to do when treating to monitor them?

Insert a catheter to assess urine output

9

What is normal potassium

3.5 to 5.2 mmol/L

10

How are the causes categorised?

Pre-renal, intrinsic, post-renal