Master Diagnostician Series: Acute Kidney Injury
An expansive diagnostic and educational tool for managing acute kidney injury (acute renal failure).
"Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability."
Sir William Osler M.D.
Although acute kidney injury (AKI) is one of the most commonly encountered medical problems found in patients, it remains one of the most difficult to discern.
Our second release of the Master Diagnostician Series, “Acute Kidney Injury,” is a complex and comprehensive educational tool for differentiating the many causes of AKI. It is a convenient, point-of-care reference that includes an algorithm to help rapidly discriminate between many diseases and conditions, seen through the eyes of a nephrologist. Perfect for any practicing medical student, resident, NP, PA, or attending who wishes to improve their clinical acumen in this challenging area.
-Allows the user to approach AKI, one of the most common hospital diagnoses, through the point-of-view of a nephrologist
-Efficient interface improves learning at the bedside and saves time on rounds
-Effectively start the AKI workup prior to ordering a nephrology consult
- Algorithm delineating over 40 causes of AKI
- Index, both alphabetical and by area of damage
- Fractional Excretion of Sodium (FENa) Calculator
- Descriptions urine microscopy
corresponding to the many diagnoses
- Examples of typical patients encountered
- Clinical pearls regarding workup and treatment