Nephrotoxin-induced acute kidney injury (AKI) is a considerable risk among hospitalized children. The development and use of a proactive, nephrotoxin screening system seems to have led to a significant improvement in AKI rates in one children’s hospital, suggesting that such systems might have broader implications for patient care.
Refers to Goldstein, S. L. et al. A sustained quality improvement program reduces nephrotoxic medication-associated acute kidney injury. Kidney Int.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2016.03.031