Early Prediction of Acute Kidney Injury by Clinical Features of Snakebite Patients at the Time of Hospital Admission

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Paul, Jayanta; Dasgupta, Somnath;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: North American Journal of Medical Sciences,volume 4,issue 5,pages216-220 (issn: 2250-1541, eissn: 1947-2714)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/1947-2714.95903, pmc: PMC3359432
  • Subject: 20 min WBCT | Original Article | urine color | amount of anti-snake venom | snakebite | early prediction of acute kidney injury | Acute kidney injury | time interval between snakebite and administration of anti-snake venom | neurological signs | age

Background: Snakebite is a major health problem in India. Venomous snakebite, which is an important medical hazard in several tropical countries including India, affects thousands of people per year and some of them develop acute kidney injury (AKI). Aims: This study wa... View more
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