Announcing the Rx Challenge.
A 33-year-old man presents for a follow-up visit after his pre-employment health screen revealed a concerning finding. He has lost 25 pounds over the last 4 months but claims that he has not altered his usual exercise or dietary habits. He reports having a productive cough during the […]
By Michael Spinner Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common problem among hospitalized patients with numerous etiologies. Common causes include volume depletion or renal hypoperfusion (prerenal), ATN from ischemia or nephrotoxins (intrinsic), and urinary obstruction (postrenal). For all of these etiologies, the final common pathway is an acute […]