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The changing pattern of referral in acute kidney injury.

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BACKGROUND: Acute kidney injury (AKI) is not only managed by nephrologists, but also by several other subspecialists. The referral rate to nephrologists and the factors influencing it are unknown. AIMS: To determine the referral rate, factors affecting referral and outcomes across the spectrum of AKI in a population based study. METHODS: We identified all patients with serum creatinine concentrations ≥150 µmol/l (male) or ≥130 µmol/l (female) over a 6-month period. AKI was defined according ...

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10.1093/qjmed/hcq250

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
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Journal:
QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians
Volume:
104
Issue:
6
Pages:
497-503
Publication date:
2011-06-05
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EISSN:
1460-2393
ISSN:
1460-2725
URN:
uuid:aa35bae4-0521-4c84-a8cb-901c7ed63de9
Source identifiers:
236801
Local pid:
pubs:236801

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