This prospective cohort study of ICUs determines if defining clinical acute kidney injury (AKI) by cystatin C vs serum creatinine increases altered associations with biomarkers and outcomes in 287 patients without preoperative AKI or ESRD undergoing cardiac surgery.
Goodman and colleagues aimed to estimate adverse clinical outcomes associated with weekend admission in the first hospitalization of pediatric patients with newly diagnosed leukemia. Hagan provided a related editorial.
This study evaluates whether delay in the initiation of antimicrobial therapy for pediatric febrile urinary tract infections is associated with the occurrence and severity of renal scarring.
Tamma et al determined whether definitive combination antibiotic therapy affects mortality and nephrotoxicity in pediatric patients with gram-negative bacteremia.