Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship

Date Written

Summer 7-25-2018

Document Type

Project

Course Number

N5330

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology

Professor’s Name

John Chovan PhD DNP RN CNP CNS, Sue Butz DNP RN CCRN

Keywords

Acute Kidney Injury, The Renin Angiotensin, Acute Renal Failure, Kidney disease improving global outcome

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing

Abstract

According to Koza, Y. (2016), “acute kidney injury (AKI) is a complex clinical disorder that is associated with severe morbidity and mortality. Despite technological advances in renal replacement therapy, AKI continues to be associated with poor outcomes. AKI is a syndrome of sudden loss of the kidney’s excretory function, often with oliguria, which usually occurs over the course of hours to days. AKI is common in hospitalized patients, especially in critically ill patients.

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Nursing Commons

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