Prognostic significance of malnutrition risk in elderly patients with acute kidney injury in the intensive care unit

Na Wang, Ping Wang, Wen Li, Li Jiang, Meiping Wang, Bo Zhu & Xiuming Xi
Abstract Background Malnutrition is common in critically ill patients, but nutrition status in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) has been poorly studied. Our study aimed to investigate the relationship between malnutrition risk and the occurrence and prognosis of AKI in elderly patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). Methods Data were extracted from the Beijing Acute Kidney Injury Trial (BAKIT). A total of 1873 elderly patients were included and compared according to...
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