Journal article

The Effect of Patient- and Treatment-Related Factors on Circuit Lifespan During Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in Critically Ill Children

Gerard Cortina, Rosemary McRae, Roberto Chiletti, Warwick Butt

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

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To examine the effects of patient and treatment variables on circuit lifespan in critically ill children requiring continuous renal replacement therapy. DESIGN: Retrospective observational study based on a prospective registry. SETTING: Tertiary referral 30-bed PICU. PATIENTS: One hundred sixty-one critically ill children undergoing continuous renal replacement therapy during an 8-year period (2007-2014) were included in the study. INTERVENTIONS: Continuous renal replacement therapy. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS: During the study period, 161 patients received a total of 22,190 hours of continuous renal replacement therapy, with a median duration of 74.75 hours (interquartile ran..

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