Acute kidney injury alerts should be used to draw clinicians’ attention to severe illnessBMJ 2015; 350 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2070 (Published 21 April 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2070
- Colin H Jones, consultant physician1
- 1York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, York YO31 8HE, UK
Sawhney makes the important point that the number of acute kidney injury alerts will be determined by how the baseline is defined and the level of change needed to exceed a somewhat arbitrary cut-off point.1 He highlights the difficulty of defining the baseline and …
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