AKI Guidelines for Hospital Clinicians
These guidelines have been produced to assist clinicians with the investigation and treatment of patients with Acute Kidney Injury ( AKI ). This is a medical emergency.
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After classification follow guidelines for investigation and management
Grading AKI provides useful prognostic information at time of diagnosis.
||Serum creatinine criteria
||Urine output criteria
increase ≥ 26 μmol/L reference creatinine within 48hrs
or increase ≥1.5 to 1.9 times reference creatinine
|<0.5 mL/kg/hr for > 6 hrs
||increase ≥ 2 to 2.9 times reference creatinine
||<0.5 mL/kg/ hr for >12hrs
increase ≥3 times reference creatinine
or increase ≥354 μmol/L
or commenced on renal replacement therapy irrespective of stage
<0.3 mL/kg/ hr for > 24 hrs
or anuria for 12 hrs