Hospital presentations: acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease

Published 29.10.2015

An interactive case based module for internal medicine trainees covering recognition, assessment, treatment and prognosis of AKI and CKD

Learning outcomes

After completing this module you should know:

  • The staging systems for and causes of acute kidney injury (AKI)
  • How to investigate AKI, how to assess fluid balance and when to seek specialist advice
  • The likely prognosis after an AKI has resolved
  • The causes and prognosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • The implications of implications of CKD for prescribing decisions
  • Indications for acute dialysis and the difference between different forms of renal replacement therapy, including transplantation.

This course is part of the Priority clinical conditions chapter.


James Richie, Donal O'Donoghue

Peer reviewed by Kieran McCafferty

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