Prevalence, Risk Factors And Immediate Outcome Of Acute Kidney Injury In Critically Ill Children Admitted At Benjamin Mkapa (Bmh) And Dodoma Regional Referral Hospitals (Drrh)

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Background: Acute kidney injury (AKI) is increasingly becoming a global health concern and accounts for about 1.4 million deaths worldwide. Critical illness is commonly accompanied with variable degree of acute kidney injury. However, the true burden of AKI in terms of its magnitude, associated risk factors and outcome among critically ill children in Tanzania, is unknown due to limited Data. Objectives: This study was done to determine the prevalence, risk factors and the immediate outcome of acute kidney injury among critically ill children admitted at Dodoma Regional Referral Hospital and Benjamin Mkapa Hospital. Methods: This was a prospective cross-section study which enrolled critically ill children aged 1month to 15years, admitted at two referral hospitals in Dodoma region, for a period of 3 months. Variables such as demographics, vital signs, urine output and blood samples were taken. AKI was defined using Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcome (KDIGO) criteria. Data were analysed using SPSS version 25 and the results were considered significant when the p-value was

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KASILILIKA, A (2021). Prevalence, Risk Factors And Immediate Outcome Of Acute Kidney Injury In Critically Ill Children Admitted At Benjamin Mkapa (Bmh) And Dodoma Regional Referral Hospitals (Drrh). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-risk-factors-and-immediate-outcome-of-acute-kidney-injury-in-critically-ill-children-admitted-at-benjamin-mkapa-bmh-and-dodoma-regional-referral-hospitals-drrh

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KASILILIKA, ALINANUSWE "Prevalence, Risk Factors And Immediate Outcome Of Acute Kidney Injury In Critically Ill Children Admitted At Benjamin Mkapa (Bmh) And Dodoma Regional Referral Hospitals (Drrh)" Afribary. Afribary, 28 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-risk-factors-and-immediate-outcome-of-acute-kidney-injury-in-critically-ill-children-admitted-at-benjamin-mkapa-bmh-and-dodoma-regional-referral-hospitals-drrh. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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KASILILIKA, ALINANUSWE . "Prevalence, Risk Factors And Immediate Outcome Of Acute Kidney Injury In Critically Ill Children Admitted At Benjamin Mkapa (Bmh) And Dodoma Regional Referral Hospitals (Drrh)". Afribary, Afribary, 28 Apr. 2021. Web. 27 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-risk-factors-and-immediate-outcome-of-acute-kidney-injury-in-critically-ill-children-admitted-at-benjamin-mkapa-bmh-and-dodoma-regional-referral-hospitals-drrh >.

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KASILILIKA, ALINANUSWE . "Prevalence, Risk Factors And Immediate Outcome Of Acute Kidney Injury In Critically Ill Children Admitted At Benjamin Mkapa (Bmh) And Dodoma Regional Referral Hospitals (Drrh)" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 27, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-risk-factors-and-immediate-outcome-of-acute-kidney-injury-in-critically-ill-children-admitted-at-benjamin-mkapa-bmh-and-dodoma-regional-referral-hospitals-drrh