Waikar et al., "Implementation of novel biomarkers in the diagnosis, prognosis, and management of acute kidney injury: executive summary from the tenth consensus conference of the acute dialysis quality initiative
(ADQI)," Contributions to Nephrology, vol.
The Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative
(ADQI) published, in 2004, the RIFLE classification in an attempt to standardize the definition of acute renal failure .
(3.) Bellomo R, Ronco C, Kellum JA, et al Acute renal failure-definition, outcome measures, animal models, fluid therapy and information technology needs: the Second International Consensus Conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative
In the 29 papers, faculty from the course address the different varieties and subtypes of the cardiorenal syndrome, their epidemiology, management, and prevention; multiple organ dysfunction syndromes; fluid assessment and management in the critically ill; critical care issues; the results of the most recent Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative
Consensus Conference; new diagnostic approaches based on early biomarkers of acute kidney injury; advances in technology for renal replacement therapy and multiple organ support therapy; the potential role of extracorporeal therapies in patients affected by H1N1 influenza; and the most recent trials.
Second International Conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative