Describe the formation of a multidisciplinary collaborative network focused on AKI. Authors have proposed uniform standards for diagnosing and classifying AKI which will need to be validated in future studies. The Acute Kidney Injury Network offers a mechanism for proceeding with efforts to improve patient outcomes.
This improvement report from the Ulster Hospital, Belfast details a four week educational programme delivered, initially on a pilot ward, to doctors, nurses, nursing assistants and pharmacists. AKI recognition and implementation of the 'ABCDE' checklist were measured.