Journal article

Net Ultrafiltration Prescription and Practice Among Critically Ill Patients Receiving Renal Replacement Therapy: A Multinational Survey of Critical Care Practitioners

Raghavan Murugan, Marlies Ostermann, Zhiyong Peng, Koichi Kitamura, Shigeki Fujitani, Stefano Romagnoli, Luca Di Lullo, Nattachai Srisawat, Subhash Todi, Nagarajan Ramakrishnan, Eric Hoste, Chethan M Puttarajappa, Sean M Bagshaw, Steven Weisbord, Paul M Palevsky, John A Kellum, Rinaldo Bellomo, Claudio Ronco

Critical Care Medicine | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2020

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To assess the attitudes of practitioners with respect to net ultrafiltration prescription and practice among critically ill patients with acute kidney injury treated with renal replacement therapy. DESIGN: Multinational internet-assisted survey. SETTING: Critical care practitioners involved with 14 societies in 80 countries. SUBJECTS: Intensivists, nephrologists, advanced practice providers, ICU and dialysis nurses. INTERVENTION: A cross-sectional survey. MEASUREMENT AND MAIN RESULTS: Of 2,567 practitioners who initiated the survey, 1,569 (61.1%) completed the survey. Most practitioners were intensivists (72.7%) with a median duration of 13.2 years of practice (interquartile rang..

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