This webpage is set up to provide some support for you to use the Surrey Acute Kidney Injury Detection Software (SAKIDS) which is based on the SAKIDA algorithm.
Acute kidney injury (AKI), previously called acute renal failure (ARF) is an abrupt loss of kidney function that develops within 7 days. It commonly occurs in hospital and is associated to death in hospital.
According to an NHS patient saftey study,
The community-acquired AKI accounts for two thirds of all AKI incidents in the UK. Although algorithms for detecting AKI exist, they are mainly designed for use in the hospital setting where serum creatinine is regularly monitored, about once a day. For this reason, we have designed the SAKIDA (Surrey Acute Kidney Injury Detection Algorithm) which is more suitable for use in the primary care setting.
If you want to use the software for your research or to run it on a large database of patients, please do get in touch with me. I will be thrilled to hear from you.
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