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DeepMind AI Lab Founder Goes on Leave

2019 23 Aug

It has recently been reported that the co-Founder of London-based Google AI Lab, Mustafa Suleyman will be taking a leave of absence amid controversy surrounding the company.   Mr Suleyman has led the healthcare initiatives at DeepMind and has generally been known as the public face of the company since it was founded in 2010 alongside co-Founder ... Read more

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Machine-Learning-Based Prediction Models for AKI

2019 23 Aug

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a common occurrence for critically ill patients in the ICU, and its early diagnosis has proven to be challenging. The accuracy of the online, machine-learning-based prediction model, AKIpredictor , was analysed for its use in a clinical setting.   The study, which took place over five ICUs in Belgium, compared the predictions... Read more

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38th Vicenza Course on AKI & CRRT

2020 26 May

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ESICM LIVES Forum 2019: AKI as a syndrome

2019 06 Jun

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The establishment and provision of an acute kidney injury service at a tertiary renal centre

2019 14 Mar

An overview of the acute kidney injury service launched at the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust   The acute kidney injury service at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was launched in October 2015. Key stakeholders were identified and included in the service development from the beginning and throughout which... Read more

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37th Vicenza Course on AKI & CRRT

2019 28 May

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AKI may indicate more serious systemic disease

2018 30 Jan

Most cases of acute kidney injury (AKI) represent a manifestation of a system-wide disease, which should be addressed in all patients with an elevated serum creatinine. "Acute kidney injury should most often be seen not as a primary disease entity but a marker of a potentially serious, underlying systemic disease; the kidney may be just an innocent... Read more

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Managing renal replacement therapy in AKI patients

2018 23 Jan

It is estimated that 22–57% of critically ill patients develop acute kidney injury (AKI) during their hospitalisation. The increasing incidence of AKI has the immediate effect of a growing need for renal replacement therapy (RRT). However, evidence on how to manage RRT in critically ill patients with AKI remains limited because of ambiguous study results... Read more

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Study: AKI alerts associated with lower mortality, LOS

2017 22 Nov

A clinical decision support system (CDSS) that monitors blood creatinine levels in hospitalised patients to alert physicians to potential acute kidney injury (AKI) was associated with a small but significant reduction in mortality and hospital length of stay (LOS), according to research from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC published in the Journal... Read more

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Study: AKI alerts associated with lower mortality, LOS

2017 02 Nov

A clinical decision support system (CDSS) that monitors blood creatinine levels in hospitalised patients to alert physicians to potential acute kidney injury (AKI) was associated with a small but significant reduction in mortality and hospital length of stay (LOS), according to research from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC published in the Journal... Read more