Flashcards in AKI. Deck (11):
How quickly does AKI occur?
hours to days.
What U and E's do we see in AKI?
high urea and creatinine and low GFR.
What classification do we use for severity of AKI?
When thinking about AKI causes, how should we order our thoughts?
Pre-renal (systemic and local)
post renal (lumen, wall and outside wall).
What are common pre-renal causes of AKI?
renal artery stenosis
renal vein thrombosis.
What are common renal causes of AKI?
acute tubular necrosis
acute interstitial nephrosis
What are common post-renal causes of AKI?
What procedures give a particular risk of AKI?
What should we do as soon as we find AKI?
What are examples of nephrotoxic drugs?
metformi (due to lactic acidosis).