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Early detection and careful management of kidney disease can help slow or halt progression to renal failure. Early diagnosis is based on a history and physical examination, urinalysis (with dipstick testing for protein, blood, and pH), and…

The article comments on the retrospective cohort study "Risk of acute kidney injury in patients on concomitant vancomycin and piperacillin-tazobactam compared to those on vancomycin and cefepime" by B. Navalkele and colleagues. The study found that…

Incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) is gradually increasing in children admitted to critical care units partly because of increased awareness of this entity. Though serum creatinine has been used in most definitions, its inability to accurately…

Historians have suggested that US president Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) experienced lead and mercury poisoning following his therapeutic use of calomel (mercurous chloride) and sugar of lead (lead acetate). To evaluate these claims, we performed…
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