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    AKIN Classification for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

    Classifies severity of acute kidney injury, similar to RIFLE Criteria.

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    Patients on renal replacement therapy (RRT) are considered to be stage 3 regardless of whether they meet formal criteria.

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    Criteria for AKI (must have ≥1 within the past 48 hrs)
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    Dr. Ravindra L. Mehta

    About the Creator

    Ravindra L. Mehta, MD, is a nephrology professor and associate chair for clinical affairs in the department of medicine at the University of California, San Diego. He is also the president of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative and the Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN). Dr. Mehta’s primary research focuses on kidney disease and its underlying causes.

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