Volume 7 Issue 12 (December, 2019)

Original Articles

Assessment of cases of Acute Kidney Injury
Yasha Singh, Durgvijay Singh, Pankaj Mishra

Background: Acute kidney injury has a high impact on healthcare systems because of its high morbidity and mortality rates, length of hospital stay, and treatment costs. The present study was conducted to assess cases of acute kidney injury (AKI) in adults. Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 76 patients of acute kidney injury of both genders. A through clinical examination was done. Severities of illness and survival prediction were assessed. Results: Out of 76 patients, males were 50 and females were 26. The mean serum sodium was 128.4 meq/dl, serum potassium was 4.2 meq/dl. Serum urea level in patients was 142.4 mg/dl and serum creatinine was 5.1 mg/dl. 65 patients survived and 11 died. Conclusion: Authors found that there was high mortality of AKI. Patients with AKI has poor prognosis. Key words: AKI, Mortality, Sodium.

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