Search Tag: timing

ICU Management

Optimal Timing of Renal Replacement Therapy ‘Elusive’

2016 24 May

A clear answer for the optimal timing of RRT in critical illness remains elusive, say the authors of a systematic review published in Critical Care . They recommend that clinicians refrain from lowering their clinical thresholds for implementing RRT in critical care patients with acute renal injury. Studies on the timing of renal replacement therapy... Read more

ICU Management

ELAIN Trial for AKI: Significant Mortality Reduction in Early RRT Group

2016 22 May

Results of the Early vs Late Initiation of Renal Replacement Therapy in Critically Ill Patients With Acute Kidney Injury (ELAIN) Trial found a significant reduction in 90-day all-cause mortality in the early initiation group. The single-centre study, by Alexander Zarbock , MD, of University Hospital Munster, Germany, and colleagues, which is to be... Read more