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RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 598-601


Outcome of acute kidney injury in children at Nishtar hospital, Multan, Pakistan

Muhammad Faisal Mehar, Sana Ullah, Rabia Saleem Safdar, Afsheen Asghar Khan, Madiha Naz, Qurrat ul Ain.

Abstract
Objective: To find the outcome of acute kidney injury (AKI) among children at Nishtar Hospital, Multan.
Methodology: This descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted at the Department of Pediatric Medicine, Nishtar hospital, Multan, from October 2019 to March 2020. A total of 156 children, aged 1-12 years with AKI were enrolled. All were treated as per institutional protocol, and followed up for 14 days. Final outcome was noted in terms of complete recovery, partial recovery or death.
Results: Overall, mean age was 5.132.61 years. Out of the 156 patients, 105 (67.30%) were male and 51 (32.69%) were females. Mean body weight was 13.356.78 kg. We have found that 117 (75%) children had completed recovery, 33 (21.15%) partial recovery and deaths were noted in six (3.85%).
Conclusion: This study has shown the 75% patients had complete recovery, 21.15% had partial recovery and deaths in 3.85% patients of acute kidney injury.

Key words: Acute kidney injury, complete recovery, death.


 
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Mehar MF, Ullah S, Safdar RS, Khan AA, Naz M, Ain Qu. Outcome of acute kidney injury in children at Nishtar hospital, Multan, Pakistan. RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 598-601.


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Mehar MF, Ullah S, Safdar RS, Khan AA, Naz M, Ain Qu. Outcome of acute kidney injury in children at Nishtar hospital, Multan, Pakistan. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=99572 [Access: September 02, 2020].


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Mehar MF, Ullah S, Safdar RS, Khan AA, Naz M, Ain Qu. Outcome of acute kidney injury in children at Nishtar hospital, Multan, Pakistan. RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 598-601.



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Mehar MF, Ullah S, Safdar RS, Khan AA, Naz M, Ain Qu. Outcome of acute kidney injury in children at Nishtar hospital, Multan, Pakistan. RMJ. (2020), [cited September 02, 2020]; 45(3): 598-601.



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Mehar, M. F., Ullah, . S., Safdar, . R. S., Khan, . A. A., Naz, . M. & Ain, . Q. u. (2020) Outcome of acute kidney injury in children at Nishtar hospital, Multan, Pakistan. RMJ, 45 (3), 598-601.



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Mehar, Muhammad Faisal, Sana Ullah, Rabia Saleem Safdar, Afsheen Asghar Khan, Madiha Naz, and Qurrat ul Ain. 2020. Outcome of acute kidney injury in children at Nishtar hospital, Multan, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (3), 598-601.



Chicago Style

Mehar, Muhammad Faisal, Sana Ullah, Rabia Saleem Safdar, Afsheen Asghar Khan, Madiha Naz, and Qurrat ul Ain. "Outcome of acute kidney injury in children at Nishtar hospital, Multan, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 45 (2020), 598-601.



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Mehar, Muhammad Faisal, Sana Ullah, Rabia Saleem Safdar, Afsheen Asghar Khan, Madiha Naz, and Qurrat ul Ain. "Outcome of acute kidney injury in children at Nishtar hospital, Multan, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 45.3 (2020), 598-601. Print.



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Mehar, M. F., Ullah, . S., Safdar, . R. S., Khan, . A. A., Naz, . M. & Ain, . Q. u. (2020) Outcome of acute kidney injury in children at Nishtar hospital, Multan, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (3), 598-601.








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