Acute Kidney Injury Primary Care Top Ten Tips

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Acute Kidney Injury Primary Care Top Ten Tips

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Acute Kidney Injury Primary Care Top Ten Tips Powerpoint Slide

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with 100,000 deaths per year. Up to a third of those deaths could be avoided. AKI occurs in one in five acute hospital admissions. Over 60% of these AKI presentations start in the community and primary care is in a position to play a leading role in tackling the problem. Even mild AKI episodes are associated with poorer outcomes for patients and AKI costs the NHS an estimated £500m each year.

Published: June 2015