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EHR Alerts Flag Acute Kidney Injury and Avert Progression

Automated alerts sent to clinicians via patients' electronic health records (EHRs) identified patients with diagnosable acute kidney injury (AKI) who were taking one or more medications that could potentially further worsen their renal function. This led to a significant increase in discontinuations of the problematic drugs and better clinical outcomes in a subgroup of patients in a new multicenter, randomized study with more than 5000 participants.

Source: Medscape
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