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ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY AND ACTIVE URINARY SEDIMENT IN A PATIENT WITH SWEET SYNDROME

Case Presentation: Our patient is a 30 year old man with no significant medical history who presented with 4-day history of a diffuse painful erythematous nodular rash that started on his right knee and then [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:18+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY AND ACTIVE URINARY SEDIMENT IN A PATIENT WITH SWEET SYNDROME

THE OBESITY PARADOX AND ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY (AKI) IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY PATIENTS

Background: The Obesity Paradox postulates that obesity is a protective factor against mortality in certain chronic conditions such as chronic kidney disease (CKD) and congestive heart failure. Although this paradox is established in CKD, few [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:03+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on THE OBESITY PARADOX AND ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY (AKI) IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY PATIENTS