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Incidence and etiology of acute kidney injury in children admitted to PICU using pRIFLE criteria
Oct 27, 2016
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is associated with severe morbidity and mortality. Lack of consensus definition has been major limitation in improving outcomes. Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative Group (ADQI) group proposed RIFLE (Risk, Injury, Failure, Loss of function, End stage renal disease) criteria, criteria for defining AKI, later modified in children as pRIFLE (pediatric RIFLE). This study tries to address the need of limited data on pediatric AKI....