NCLEX Review: AKI (Acute Kidney Injury)

The kidneys are responsible for regulating body fluid levels and removing waste products from the blood in the form of urine. AKI is a condition when the kidneys lose their ability to filter waste from the blood. As you study for the NCLEX exam, watch this video to learn: the three main causes of AKI, the three types of AKI (prerenal, renal, postrenal), its signs and symptoms, its four phases, diagnostic tests, laboratory results, treatment options, hemodialysis, diet recommendations, nursing guidelines, patient education and other critical AKI information you need to know for the NCLEX test.

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by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: January 12, 2021